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- We don’t need Oil or Gas. We have Vinegar.
- MA Dissertation on Prisoner Disenfranchisement
- After the Volcano
- Video Blog: Vulcano
- Sun, Rain and the Sea
- Malta is for Sale
- ECJ ruling on asylum for homosexuals
- Don’t buy Twitter shares!
- Arafat poisoned with Polonium
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Category Archives: Economics
A few friends of mine in California calling themselves “Twitter“ asked me if I want to buy 70 million of their shares at 26 $ a pop. I did a quick calculation and noticed that I don’t have enough money. Because of … Continue reading
Dear United States of America, you know your immigration policy is fucked up when some start-up entrepreneurs are so fed up with your strict visa requirements for people who wish to work, invest, start companies and create jobs, that they … Continue reading
I don’t know why so many people are obsessed with becoming millionaires – or of those who already are, with becoming billionaires. I don’t get the point of collecting more wealth than you can spend. But oddly enough, without striving … Continue reading
I don’t receive many presents. But then I give presents even less. Maybe it’s better that way. Receiving or giving presents can be a sad occasion. I remember the times when I was browsing book stores for hours, pondering what … Continue reading
So the European Union imposed tariffs against Chinese solar panels. This is quite interesting, as it shows us what China can and can’t do, in the eyes of the European Union and its member states. What China can do without … Continue reading
News from Oklahoma: another housing bubble burst. (Hat tip to Titanic for the bad taste in humour.)
The new governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus will be Panicos Demetriades. Not the best name for the head of the central bank of a country at the brink of bankruptcy.
Because it’s a Soviet scam, a Communist charade: (Photographed at Grutas Park in Lithuania.)
Based on my extensive list of travels, this is probably the question I get asked most: “How do you finance your travels?” Many people tell me that they enjoy my blog and my travel photos, adding “I wish I could afford … Continue reading