I have sworn off factoring the news relating to what form Greece’s default will take in my assessment of the financial markets, but I still follow the news. Here is perhaps the biggest “head news” bombshell of this saga. It appears as though there has been little seriousness at all about the debt crisis in [...]
It would be hard to make this up. Presented without comment and in toto from ekathimerini.com, Finance Ministry’s tax chief quits after charges; and, please read on to the additional news covered at the end of the article (esp. see bolded sentence):
The Finance Ministry official in charge of tax and customs affairs, Yiannis Kapeleris [...]
“I’m guilty,” he said. “And I’m incredibly sorry. I have no one to blame but myself—my stupidity.”
This is an excerpt from Brazil on the Rise: The Story of a Country Transformed by Larry Rohter, and published by Palgrave Macmillan (2010). These come to me via DelanceyPlace.com, who send out book excerpts on interesting topics.
This one is about how one gets around a bureaucratic, regulated, and mostly dysfunctional state. It could be the tale of [...]
By Jeff Harding.
I should start a series, “What’s Wrong With America.” Maybe this is my first post. I don’t think I can add anything to this.
Carnegie Hall Stagehand Moving Props Makes $530,044
Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) — After you practice for years and get to Carnegie Hall, it’s almost better to move music stands [...]