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The End of Époque
Society
The End of Époque
May 25, 2020

Convulsions ahead? The decay of an era, and the inevitability of social and political mutation?

Danse Macabre’ and a Fear of the Abyss: We All Fall Down
April 27, 2020

It is the children’s nursery rhyme, Ring-a-Ring-a Roses, that originated during plague years, that ends with “we all fall down.”

Danse Macabre’ and a Fear of the Abyss: We All Fall Down
Society
Merkel Survives the Coronapocalypse, but the EU Won’t
World
Merkel Survives the Coronapocalypse, but the EU Won’t
April 20, 2020

While Merkel may have won the latest battle in the end she may lose the war for the EU. And, in the ultimate irony, the people of Europe may have her to thank for their deliverance from its dysfunction.

The Troika Horse: EU Corona Package Puts Italy (and Southern Europe) Under Economic Siege
April 19, 2020

EU Finance Ministers have agreed on a Coronavirus Rescue Package – or so media headlines suggested. What the Eurogroup actually did was to push Italy and Southern Europe one step closer to a Greek scenario.

The Troika Horse: EU Corona Package Puts Italy (and Southern Europe) Under Economic Siege
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Coronavirus Devastates Italy: Is It the Result of Globalism and Free Trade?
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Coronavirus Devastates Italy: Is It the Result of Globalism and Free Trade?
April 9, 2020

The experience of Italy is illustrative of how globalism and free trade can be exploited to create a new reality.

What’s Next: ‘Italexit’ or a European Union Crack-Up?
April 8, 2020

Unlike Great Britain, which kept the pound sterling after joining the EU, Italy abandoned the lira. To be sure, Italy adopted the euro under conditions unfavorable to its economy, but abandoning the euro now would make things even worse.

What’s Next: ‘Italexit’ or a European Union Crack-Up?
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Why the American Punditry Is Terrified of Russian Humanitarian Aid
Society
Why the American Punditry Is Terrified of Russian Humanitarian Aid
April 4, 2020

Russia was able to get their gesture into the public/media consciousness in the United States. Something that would have been unthinkable a decade ago.

The EU’s Betrayal of Italy May Be Its Undoing
March 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a greater toll on Italy than any other nation. The Italians are facing their most severe crisis since the Second World War, with Lombardy in the industrial north particularly hard hit. 

The EU’s Betrayal of Italy May Be Its Undoing
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