Category World Financial Crisis

At Least 25 Killed in Ukraine Protests, Photos, Videos

I can't stop returning to this image from #Kiev earlier today. What words were exchanged? Photo by Vlad Sodel/Reuters pic.twitter.com/EcKJemw7ef — Vaughn Wallace (@vaughnwallace) February 18, 2014     “West readies sanctions. Yanukovich slams coup bid.” – Reuters “Ukraine crisis, EU readies Sanctions” – The Guardian Ukraine’s president is blaming opposition leaders for the latest deadly […]

A U.S. Default on Debt Seen as Catastrophe, to Have Worldwide Affects

A U.S. default on it’s debt would be devastating to not only the U.S. but also it’s affects would ripple around the world. There is often talk of “slippery slopes” in politics, well this is one that the United States should not go down. Republicans are not letting on how devastating this could be to […]

Watch Full Speech: President Obama’s Ohio Speech on the Economy

Read Transcript here. President Obama delivered remarks on the economy and middle-class at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., on July 24, 2013.

The Haircut – Cyprus Financial Crisis Documentary

For the first time in the financial crisis, bank accounts are being raided and people’s savings are being seized. We look at the fallout of the EU’s cruel gamble, exposing the human cost that’s devastating Cyprus. In Cyprus the confiscation of bank deposits has been labelled ‘the haircut’, all too benign a way to describe […]