Saturday 352

Il Duce

Filed under: Politics — Tags: — zundel @ am

Berlusconi’s arrogance astounds: he mistakes a minor attack on himself for a fire at the Reichstag.

Wednesday 316

Nation state

Filed under: Economy, Politics — Tags: , , — zundel @ pm

Welcome to the new world order—the old world order.

2008 and the Return of the Nation-State” by George Friedman of Stratfor 2008-10-27

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, there has been a tendency to view the world in terms of global institutions, from the United Nations to the World Trade Organization. In the summer of 2008, none of these functioned. The only things that did function effectively were national institutions.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.