It’s summer but, for many in Madrid, vacations are all about looking at an old photo of the beach. The last time Isolina put a toe in the Mediterranean Sea was three years ago when she spent three days in Valencia. Her family shares a rented apartment in Orcasitas, a Madrid neighbourhood of 23,000.
Unlike the ‘woke set’, the emerging waking up set who actually work hard for their living and pay taxes notice that they are getting more for less these days. It matters not if you’re an American or European as the corporate supermarkets all sing to the same balance sheet.
Like a garden slug, the political cult lurking in their Brussels bunkers leave a slime trail behind them wherever they wander. The EU economy is in such dire straits, even Germany and France would be barred from joining their own club.
Employment data shows that it is a myth that immigration to France (and Europe) has economic benefits, French author and academic Jean-Paul Gourévitch said in an interview with Radio Sud.
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.
SWANSEA, WALES: ‘At another point, a police van was confronted by several men, who kicked it and pelted it with projectiles, forcing it to retreat.’
We have all been there because the economic system is entirely debt-dependent and as a consequence few people can avoid getting into debt. They are called credit cards but let’s call a spade a spade; they are DEBT cards.
For fourteen years Germany suffered under a process of decay which is unparalleled in our history. All values were overturned. ‘Evil be thou my God’ was the password.
We often find humour even under the most dreadful circumstances; it is known as gallows humour. The never-ending recession has produced its own brand of wit. ‘With the market turmoil being what it is what’s the best way to make a small fortune? Start off with a large one’.
Italian Prime Minister announced the failure of the European dream. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, during a roundtable on employment, criticised European politicians for increasing social inequality in the European Union and expressed the opinion that the European dream has collapsed. This was reported on Friday, May 7, by ANSA.