We have for quite a while now been predicting a sharp period of deflation from 2015 to as late as 2018. This prediction has been based on the Kondratieff cycles’… Read more.

The Greek crisis has cast a very uncomfortable light on the reality of the EU.

In Greece they have had a referendum based on a… Read more.

Since man developed increasingly sophisticated societies, the burden of the state has been steadily and systematically increasing. As empires in the past have found to… Read more.

Greece joined the EU believing they were becoming part of something larger that would provide an economic advantage to their nation, in return for giving up key… Read more.

According to the BTCH five stages of Empire model, at the end of the first stage which is regionalisation, a nation or region passes through the Darwinian fire of a… Read more.

Whilst Obama's pivot to Asia and strengthened alliance with Japan should be considered as both wise and a geopolitical necessity, the US President has during the past… Read more.

Over the past couple of weeks two events have left me laughing for at least ten minutes afterwards. The first was watching the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls lose his seat… Read more.

In 2014-09-23 11:22 I wrote “A well-educated electorate allows the majority of voters to understand the logic behind complex arguments that they are expected to vote… Read more.