The Italian conundrum and the way forward

Habemus Governum. It took months to reach an agreement between the competing “anti-system” parties that have emerged from the last Italian general elections, the M5S and the Lega, and to get the approval stamp of the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, on the proposed Cabinet members, which was effectively achieved after a reshuffle of the … Continue reading

Is Germany leading Europe to an economic disaster?

Here we are once again. German officials are again rebuking any calls to steer Europe out of the deflationary cycle that would slowly but surely break it havoc. We have heard the German argument times and times again. In substance, Germans say they don’t want to pay for the profligate Greek, Spanish and their likes … Continue reading