Monthly Archives: February 2015

What Greece Needs

An article in the NYT today focuses on Greece’s microeconomic needs, rather than the macro needs that are more often stressed in the media. The author points to three central factors: regulation, fear, and size. The first refers to the notorious … Continue reading

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Μες’ το Βαθυ Σκοταδι – Ροζα Εσκεναζυ

Good tune…..

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Syria’s Monuments Men

The civil war in Syria has unleashed looting on an epic scale there, and the rise of ISIS has only made the situation worse (and extended it to northern Iraq). After oil, looted antiquities are now the largest source of … Continue reading

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