Tag: economic crisis

Never let a good crisis go to waste

Experts have already pointed out that the rainfall disasters affecting western Germany and parts of Europe are a consequence of political lassitude, not climate change. However, the politicians who invest in climate control related corporations sniffed the opportunity to profit from the catastrophe.

The European Union much less popular than Red Ruled Europe

In its latest EU-wide survey of citizens’ views, the EU’s spring ‘Euro barometer’ will not make for comfortable reading in Brussels. Despite the Eurorats’ usual attempts to extract some positives from the answers to its 29 questions with many possible answers for each, the simple fact is that only 23% of the 27 nation EU citizens said they’re in favour of the EU as it is today.

WHAT RECESSION

When businesses fail it is easy to blame the recession or Covid-19.  In all but a few cases that argument doesn’t stack up.  Failure is more often due to complacency and miserable management.  Obliged by business appointments to occasionally visit a splendidly situated restaurant I disliked doing so as the service was excruciatingly bad. Is the owner under the illusion that a little Spanish sunshine is enough to compensate for bone idle offhand staff? Rival restaurants lacking such beautiful surroundings thrive. It is service, not the location that puts bums on seats.