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Why the euro will outlive us all

As ever more European countries are realising that they are bankrupt, journalists and economistst are queuing up to predict the end of the euro. Of course, logically they are right. The euro has been a disaster for the lazy, corrupt, overspending, profligate PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain). The euro allowed them to borrow at […]

Do America’s newest immigrants despise Afro-Americans?

During a week spent in San Francisco, I noticed that most of the smaller hotels and shops were run by Asians and East Europeans. There were many Afro-Americans (A-As) around, but they tended to be hanging around on street corners begging or slumped in doorways comatose from drink and/or drugs. One thing I saw was […]