Category Archives: Europe

The Arkent Scenario – Anatomy of the next global financial crisis

David Murrin’s Murrinations- So far we have called the highs of the equity markets accurately and have seen the first significant drops which coincide with ratcheting up of US-China tension and the Fed lowering rates in recognition that all is … Continue reading

Posted in China, Controversial, Economics, Europe, Germany, United Kingdom, United States

In Major Threat To Dollar’s Reserve Status, Russia Offers To Join European SWIFT-Bypass

Tyler Durden of ZeroHedge – Three weeks after a meeting among the countries that signed the Iran nuclear deal (known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA) – and which was ditched by the US – French, British … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Iran, Russia, United States

Being Christian in Western Europe

The majority of Europe’s Christians are non-practicing, but they differ from religiously unaffiliated people in their views on God, attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants, and opinions about religion’s role in society. Western Europe, where Protestant Christianity originated and Catholicism has … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Religion

Italy emerges as ground zero for European extremist populism

From Colleen Barry of AP – Italy’s populist interior minister is uniting Europe’s right-wing parties under an anti-migrant, anti-Islam, anti-bureaucracy banner. Continue reading…

Posted in Europe, Immigrants, Islam, Italy

Eastern and Western Europeans Differ on Importance of Religion, Views of Minorities, and Key Social Issues

People in Central and Eastern Europe are less accepting of Muslims and Jews, same-sex marriage, and legal abortion from the Pew Research Center – The Iron Curtain that once divided Europe may be long gone, but the continent today is … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis