Category Archives: Economy

Kazakhstan – From 1868 to 2019 and the Protest of 2022

Originally posted on Baroque:
In this entry, we’ll learn about the history of Kazakhstan from 1900 to 2021, the geographical location and what led to the current situation. The Flag of Kazakhstan Geographic Location Image fromWikipedia Kazahkstan, officially called the…

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From a land 90 times Belgium: Kazakhstan #3 Kazakhstan in the grip of a dictator

In 2011 the Republic of Kazakhstan faced her first serious demonstration for higher wages, bringing the country into a crisis. Kicked off in the oil production centre of Zhanaozen in western Kazakhstan, the regime responded with deadly force and 14 … Continue reading

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From a land 90 times Belgium: Kazakhstan #2 Natural wealth attractive to Russia as well as Europe

In 1975 the Kazakh S.S.R. was made up of 19 regions including 82 cities and 183 semi-urban settlements, a total population estimated at 14.170.000. The Kazakh people then were mainly Muslims, who spoke a Turkic language but were Mongol in … Continue reading

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2021-2022 China overtaking U.S.A. and an emerging threat of recession

In the year of the Corona pandemic, it often looked as if the world came to a standstill. But a so-called communist state which has taken on more a hyper-capitalist attitude managed to get the “Chinese disease” under control and … Continue reading

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How to look back at Cop26

Negotiations at a repetitious summit looking for long-term solutions After a fortnight of negotiations which began with 120 world leaders attending the UN Glasgow summit, several richer countries did show once more that economic gain is more important for them … Continue reading

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After a virus pandemic an energy disease

The energy crunch that started in Europe has going around the world like a domino game. The news channels on several stations showed how people went in search of wood-burning stoves. It should not be overlooked that even pellet stoves … Continue reading

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Fast-rising energy prices attract China to capitalise on them

West European energy provision In Western Europe, no one will be able to deny that they are not satisfied with the development of gas and electricity prices. In recent days, it has been commonplace to express dissatisfaction with the rapidly … Continue reading

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A human drama set in Afghanistan

The American nation retreating Over the past few days, we here in the West have seen horrific images of unbelievably traumatic situations, which certainly cannot be ignored. The greatest American nation did as if they had to lose most of … Continue reading

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Brexit, what we lost in the fire

Originally posted on Centre for Brexit Studies Blog:
By Ferry Biedermann, freelance journalist working both in the UK and in Europe. He has contributed to the Financial Times, CNBC, the Washington Post, Trouw newspaper in the Netherlands and many others.…

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Brexit 5 years onwards

Time flies at lightning speed. Today it is already five years since the British public voted to leave the European Union, sparking perhaps the messiest divorce deal in history. Because certain Britsh political leaders telling so many lies about the … Continue reading

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