Lately I’ve been really intrigued by the so called Buffett Rule. On the impact it would have on the US deficit–null–and on the impact it would have on future taxpayers, profound. I can’t help but …..
alltelleringent/flickr/creative commons Nothing better than the metaphor coined by Italy’s Alessandro Manzoni to describe Don Abbondio’s predicament in The Bethroted, “I Promessi Sposi”, to illustrate Europe’s current untenable economic position. “A vessel of fragile earthenware, …..
From Stones to sex, from science to conscience, from politics to pandemics, he follows with equal passion all events of which it is worth telling a story. Twists and turns of life led him to become an economic reporter, but as it happened with the Che, it was all due to a misunderstanding.
When his editors at the time asked during an editorial meeting if anybody knew anything about the economy he said yes, but he meant to say that to survive he didn’t need much. You see it was one of those artsy copy offices, full of practitioners of experimental arts; dreamers who breathed big ideas, had high minded ideals and lived on nothing else but sandwiches and cigarettes. Now things are different though. To live and work in Baghdad By the Bay one needs serious money, and he says, he too now understands the real Economy.
He can also be read at Glocanomica.com, as well as in some of Italy’s leading media like L’espresso, and Repubblica.it.
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