Tag: finance

Energy

European natural gas prices continue to go nuts. Russia is increasingly seen as treating its energy assets as political tools. We cannot confront a threat we don’t understand. China continues to stake its claim as the world’s biggest… Read More

Politics

Ukraine will strengthen his chance of staying in power in Russia, which for Putin is always paramount. Pathetic, armed and dangerous: marry me or I’ll kill you. The position that Turkey will take in the confrontation between Russia, the NATO… Read More

Finance

3% to corporate profits + 1.8% preexisting inflation + 2% from government spending/supply shocks = 6.8% total inflation rate. Eurozone inflatie nog 3,2 procent in 2022. The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a drastic human toll, and the economic… Read More

Asset

Tahiti’s biggest dance competition had to be held online due to the pandemic. It is more than a discipline, it’s a way of life. They expect a promised land of free inquiry very different from the repressive government… Read More

Lebanon

The financial crisis has led to a spike in cryptocurrency usage in Lebanon, both as a means of recovering savings through speculative trading and as a way to circumvent a broken banking system. The blast overwhelmed hospitals in… Read More

Climate

Lumber prices are off the rails again. Blame Climate Change. La Nina = drought = fires. Haardhout is op veel plekken volledig uitverkocht. Economies became rich by pumping the lion’s share of carbon into the atmosphere. The only… Read More

Soevereiniteit

Practical liberalism: the solid footing they established for themselves beyond the political fight gave them ethical insight into how best to conduct themselves within it.  How the predominant ideology of our time survived the pandemic. Neoliberalism died of… Read More

Tech

AI-based security systems and cameras to help people keep a closer eye on their vehicles and the property they carry inside them. Predictions 2022: space travel, mRNA, crypto, inflation, the great resignation, EVs and the metaverse. The future… Read More

Longevity

Looking for ways to grow old gracefully? Secrets to successful aging: how to keep your mind and body healthy over time.  Japanese scientists develop vaccine to eliminate cells behind aging. Decreasing senescent cells (zombie cells). The most immediate… Read More

Crowdfarming

E-commerce companies worldwide are trying to crack the code for successful fresh groceries, and building direct supply relationships with farms. The agricultural landscape of Portugal is both beautiful and fascinating. If the world must learn to live with… Read More

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