If Brenton Harrison Tarrant Is A Fascist Then He’s A Left Wing Terrorist, Obviously

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That gross and appalling tragedy in New Zealand. Nutter opening fire at mosques as Friday prayers take place. Yes, obviously, a tragedy and appalling....

Fascinating Idea From Ghana – Impeach Finance Ministers For Deficit Of 6% Of GDP

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This is an interesting little piece of macroeconomic management being proposed in Ghana. If the Finance Minister allows a budget deficit of over 5%...

Oh Dear, Another Owen Jones Shoot Off Mouth, Shoot Off Foot Moment

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It's almost as if Owen Jones is suffering from otherfootitis, the inability to open mouth other than to change feet. He's, obviously enough, outraged...

Of Course India Should Have Sold ONGC’s Oil And Gas Fields To Foreigners

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There are those who insist that a national government must own the company which extracts natural resources from the territory of that country. This...

IMF Tells Ethiopia – No More Foreign Currency Market Borrowings, Probably Sensibly

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The IMF has told the Ethiopian Government that it really must stop borrowing from the overseas markets in foreign currency - this is probably...

Tanzania’s Shakedown Of Acacia Mining Might Work – In The Short Term

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Tanzania's pursuit of Acacia Mining - the lies over gold contents and taxation - looks like it might work in the short term. That...

Indonesia’s Palm Oil Plans – What A Difficulty for Greenpeace, FOE

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This is going to be just a delightful little conundrum for the fools over at Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace. For two of...

There Is No Shortage Of Forex In Zimbabwe – It’s Just The Wrong Price

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Given Zimbabwe's recent history it's entirely remarkable that the government is still getting this wrong. Perhaps some people just need things explained again and...

US Citizens To Need EU Visas From 2021 – It’s America’s Fault, Sadly

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Currently United States citizens visiting the European Union for under 90 days do not need a visa - this will change from 2021, all...

Ethiopia’s Ethio Telecom Privatisation – Capitalism And Getting The Money Now

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The Prime Minister of Ethiopia has been known to say that the governing system in that country is now capitalism. Leaving aside that that's...