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The Iranian Nuclear Deal

Posted July 18, 2015 by Ian Welsh

This is a Good Thing ™. I suspect, however, that one of the main reasons for it is to bring Iranian oil back online fully, thus pushing down the price of oil further, which will damage many countries the US wants damaged and will help the US economy (no, the US is not yet an […]

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Syriza wins in Greece: what it must do

Posted January 25, 2015 by Ian Welsh

(Given the way Greek financial negotiations have played out, I think this first take is timely, and have restored it to the top.  Originally published in January. -Ian) It would have been better if they won last time, Greece is pretty fully looted now.  But Greeks thought they were Europeans, and didn’t realize the contempt […]

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You’re a million dollar baby!

Posted November 18, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Let this be a warning to be very careful where you go on vacation, and then make sure you have proper insurance! A dream vacation has turned into a financial nightmare for one Saskatchewan couple, after a mom-to-be gave birth while on holiday in Hawaii. Jennifer Huculak and her husband have been saddled […]

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