German Chancellor Angela Merkel, an unflappable pastor’s daughter, is closing in on a third term in Sunday’s general election, cementing her title as the world’s most powerful woman.
So strong is Merkel’s position that she has often seemed to transcend … Read the rest
Eurozone unemployment levels have hit 12 percent – the highest in the history of eurozone record-keeping, since the currency was launched in 1999.
The average unemployment rate across the eurozone’s 17 constituent European Union countries rose from January’s initial 11.9 … Read the rest
A serf in the days of King John, Max Keiser argues, was in many ways better off than some US voters in 2012.
“Because in the age of Robin Hood,” Keiser says, “at least the process of theft was transparent.
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