Category: Global

QE2, Bailout of an imperilled Boat

With the announcement of QE2 this well balanced guide to QE is worthwhile reading. As good as the US election  news was for many Americans, there remain serious fault lines in […]

US Foreign Policy, an Antonym for Realpolitik

Realpolitik, a definition: Realpolitik (German: real “realistic”, “practical” or “actual”; and Politik “politics”) refers to politics or diplomacy based primarily on practical considerations, rather than ideological notions or moralistic premises; There is no listed Antonym for Realpolitik, but […]

China at the 2010 Davos WEF

Today’s (31 January 2010) NZZ am Sonntag  (Neue Züricher Zeitung), my favourite Sunday newspaper, in the Background Section carried a full page feature article on the Chinese presence at the WEF in […]