Category: USA

QE2, Bailout of an imperilled Boat

With the announcement of QE2 this well balanced guide to QE is worthwhile reading.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/paulmason/2010/11/the_wall_of_money_a_guide_to_q.html 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 […]