This is a quite interesting news, not so much because of the Key Flag symbol but because the biofuel is apparently soon used as a component in more environmentally-friendly diesel in certain Finnish gas stations. If it works as well as they claim, there should be reason to invest in greater production capacity.
‘It’s Time To Stand Up To Troika Austerity (Part I)’
At some point I referred to the ‘austerity is illegal’ -argument. Well, it now has been thoroughly researched (see link in text) and even the Council of Europe found many violations of the European Social Charter. Also the ILO -report on austerity in the context of working life should be a heavyweight rebuke of current policies.
Commissioner Laszlo Andór gets it
Criticism of the EMU and the current policies designed to hide the fact that EMU doesn’t work have gained a friend in a high place. The Commissioner of Labour and Social Policies has delivered a harsh critique of EMU and its policies. Bravo!
Jörg Bibow: “Are German Savers Expropriated?”
Once more the reasons why it is totally unwise to try to follow Germany’s blueprint.
James Galbraith and Yanis Varoufakis – Whither Europe? The Modest Camp vs the Federalist Austerians
This is a long post but a very thorough reminder that the ‘There is no alternative to austerity’ -camp is just completely wrong.