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Commentary & Opinion
April 27, 2021 Bitcoin has no uses. That could be its downfallSource: Fortune
In reality, Bitcoin has flopped as a vehicle for buying things, and it failed in its first big test as a safe harbor during the past year's stock market crash. Its extreme volatility—featuring as many collapses over the past...
February 17, 2021 Opinion - Why waning business confidence raises red flags over global economic recoverySource: South China Morning Post
t’s a worry now because the latest batch of world business confidence indicators seems to be showing signs of global economic activity starting to flag. Maybe it is a feature of the latest wave of lockdowns, or it could be...
Source: NY Post
Someone needs to tell these naïve bean counters that virtually all of China’s data is fabricated — even down to the number of children in school — for one simple purpose: to make Communist leaders look good.
November 11, 2020 John Major: Brexit set to be 'more brutal than anyone expected'Source: BBC
In a speech in London, the ex-prime minister said the UK's "inflexibility" and "threats" towards the EU would make future trade "less profitable".
August 24, 2020 My blue passport has arrived – and with it a crushing new sense of our Brexit nightmareSource: The Guardian
We definitely are not in the EU any more. No stars, just a lion, a unicorn and a peculiar illustration of the UK. Yet that’s not even the worst thing about this document
Source: The Guardian
The essential issue here is that Brexit can make EU membership go away, but not the EU itself. When the only problem was being inside, escape was the only solution worth talking about.
Source: The Guardian
If Brexit is any guide Boris Johnson will yield in the endgame to the EU but will be too busy taking a victory lap to spell out the concessions he has made
February 19, 2020 The Guardian view on Europe after Brexit: unity is strength - EditorialSource: The Guardian
These are strange and somewhat disorientating times for the European Union. A multipolar world in which China’s influence grows, and Donald Trump’s United States is at best an erratic ally, has created new dilemmas and dangers.
Source: South China Morning Post
China’s trade and tariff war with the US is its biggest economic threat, with growth now expected to slip below the psychologically important 6 per cent figure
December 30, 2019 Get Brexit done’? We’re not even allowed to mention itSource: The Guardian
When Johnson returns from the West Indies and moves on from victory celebrations to the hard study of what his officials tell him, he should realise that his campaign promises are totally incompatible with the appalling economic...
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