Tag Archives: Alexis Tsipras

Continuing Greek telenovella

Last April it was clear that European Union Council President Donald Tusk had good reasons to sound skeptical, arguing the finance ministers should make more progress before the leaders intervene for Greece. Greece’s lenders, especially the IMF, want the Greek parliament … Continue reading

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Uncertainty, shame and no time for vacillation

What happens when we look back at earlier advanced civilizations? Is there a pattern of complexity, collapse and correction that we might recognize in today’s current events? Historically every advanced civilization has faced a downfall. Usually the downfall is routed … Continue reading

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