Category Archives: Europe

European Public Opinion Three Decades After the Fall of Communism

Most embrace democracy and the EU, but many worry about the political and economic future Richard Wike, Jacob Poushter, Laura Silver, Kat Devlin, Janell Fetterolf, Alexandra Castillo and Christine Huang of Pew Research – Thirty years ago, a wave of … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Pew Research, polls

Where Americans and Europeans agree – and differ – in the values they see as important

Laura Silver of Pew Research – How are American attitudes similar to or different from those measured in Europe? Are Americans more individualistic than their European counterparts? More religious? Do they value different things in politics? Continue…

Posted in Europe, Pew Research, United States

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