Lack of common sense increases the risks for all of us

It is difficult to fully grasp the reality of the COVID-19 crisis until you visit the grocery store. In particular, the aisle previously contained toilet paper. As many of us know, multitudes of concerned citizens preparing for an end of the day inspired by coronavirus have purchased all the toilet rolls available. I wanted to […]

Stock market crash: “Stop the infernal machine”

The editorial of Figaro, by Jacques-Olivier Martin. Through JACQUES OLIVIER MARTIN Le Figaro Black Monday on the world markets. The much-feared stock market crash therefore occurred: the Paris Stock Exchange collapsed by more than 8%, that of Milan 11% and that of New York opened at -7% before being suspended for a few minutes. In […]

COLUMN: the change would limit money in politics | columnists

Florida Veterans for Common Sense (FLVCS) calls on our elected officials and candidates to commit to supporting a 28th Constitution amendment that declares that companies are not people and that money is not free speech. Constitutional rights originally intended to protect humans from the potentially oppressive powers of our government and now belong to corporations. […]

CON: take a student loan, repay the student loan | columnists

Take a student loan, pay off the student loan. This should be the obvious basic understanding of how student loan works. There may be times when this should not apply, but against presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, those times should be rare and depend on specific circumstances. Federal loans made up about 88% […]

“The ghost of the 2008 crisis and its lessons”

CHRONICLE – The crisis of 2008, by the contamination of all the bank balance sheets of the planet, resembled a financial pandemic. The comparison with what is happening today ends with this similarity of the vocabulary used. “The lessons from 2008 have been learned. They can be summed up in two words: coordination and liquidity […]

“Coronavirus, spark of the next economic crisis?”

ANALYSIS – The warnings issued by tech groups, automakers or airlines give an idea of ​​the seriousness of the situation. With the coronavirus, the global economy will face an unprecedented supply shock. CHRISTMAS CELIS / AFP Bankruptcy, tension on public debts, explosion of a housing bubble … For eighteen months, speculation has been rife in […]

The French expedition is classical Anderson

When I first saw the new trailer for the next Wes Anderson movie, it was so eccentric, par excellence Andersonian that for a moment I thought it was an elaborate parody of a Wes Anderson movie. Then I wondered if it was a kind of conceptual project, a trailer for a film that would never […]