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Rigor, of course

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The slip of the tongue of the Prime Minister, perhaps because of fatigue due to jet lag, is welcome. We cannot continue to refuse to recognize that rigor is needed, urgently. Our deficits are abyssal, those of the State and of Social Security, local authorities and other public services…

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The market, L’Oréal and democracy

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Every day we see cumulative evidence of the growing contradiction between the market and democracy. Democracy means borders. Geographical boundaries that define its jurisdiction. Functional boundaries, which define the areas covered by the policy.

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7 parole per sopravvivere alla crisi

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Il crac sfiorato dalla Grecia rischia di travolgere l’Europa intera. Jacques Attali, grande economista francese, ci spiega nel suo ultimo saggio e in questa intervista che reagire si può. Affidandosi a qualità straordinarie e sorprendenti: il rispetto di se stessi, la creatività, il pensiero rivoluzionario…

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Conversando con… Jacques Attali

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Finché c’è vita c’è speranza, per dirla alla Alberto Sordi. Ciononostante anche se non tutto è perduto siamo messi male e non ce ne rendiamo conto come dovremmo. A partire da noi europei, cittadini, governanti, élites, almeno a leggere Sopravvivere alla crisi dell’intellettuale francese Jacques Attali. Il quale, se deve indicare un film che rispecchi il suo pensiero sul nostro oggi fosco e turbolento, indica Blade Runner, capolavoro di Ridley Scott…

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TAKE ACTION!!

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While EU leaders were scattered, some in pathetically futile election debates , others in non-emergency travel to the new Chinese master, the markets (which we were all quite happy to use, for years, to borrow from to maintain a lifestyle which our work did not justify any more) began to hold us accountable.

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A currency for the world

Positive Economy

The world financial
crisis is slipping in a crisis of public finances. Due to increasing inventive
twisted ways to borrow without saying so, markets do not believe Governments
will be able to restore their balance and are betting that something will
collapse.

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