Imagining a new Bretton Woods

May 09,2016 – Jordan Times – Yanis Varoufakis The financial meltdown of 2008 prompted calls for a global financial system that curtails trade imbalances, moderates speculative capital flows and prevents systemic contagion. That, of course, was the goal of the original Bretton Woods system. But such a system today would […]

Islam, interment and Greece

Burying drowned migrants is part of a broader Greek problem Apr 20th 2016, 12:55 by M.TZ. and ERASMUS | MYTILENE THE newly established graveyard, a short drive west of Mytilene port, is a desperately sad place. In the middle of an olive grove, there are dozens of mounds of crumbly earth, some created only a […]