“Squid Game”: when the survivalist manga meets the scourge of debt

Notice to reader: This article reveals plot elements of “Squid Game”. The Korean series “Squid Game”, which caused a sensation on Netflix, is it an allegory of current capitalism? The reaction he produces evokes an ancient form of theater, medieval morals, which hammered home the threat of eternal damnation by the seven deadly sins. As … Read more

In Germany, ideas are flowing to bypass the debt brake

Economist Monika Schnitzer (left) hands outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) the annual report of the “Council of Wise Men” in Berlin on November 10, 2021. KAY NIETFELD / AFP It is the small changes which, in Germany – a country deeply attached to stability -, provide information on the great ruptures. Wednesday November 10, … Read more

US Congress finds deal to raise debt ceiling and avoid default

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer with reporters on Capitol Hill October 7, 2021, in Washington. DREW ANGERER / AFP The threat is over, for now. An agreement has been reached in the US Congress to avoid a potentially catastrophic default by the United States, announced Thursday (October 7th) the Democratic leader of the Senate, Chuck … Read more

The Senate votes in favor of raising the debt ceiling until December | Univision Politics News

The final vote was 50 in favor and 48 against. Now the House of Representatives will have to approve it and then it will be sent to President Joe Biden for his signature. Hours earlier, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that they would accept the proposal that Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had offered … Read more

US Congress finds deal to raise debt ceiling and avoid default

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer with reporters on Capitol Hill October 7, 2021, in Washington. DREW ANGERER / AFP The United States has temporarily removed this threat. An agreement has been reached in the US Congress to avoid a potentially catastrophic default by the United States, announced Thursday (October 7th) the Democratic leader of the … Read more

Wall Street ends up, relieved by a respite on US debt

The “Charging Bull” near Wall Street (AFP / Angela Weiss) The New York Stock Exchange finished higher on Wednesday, satisfied with a postponement to December of the issue of the US debt ceiling, which had clouded the market. The Dow Jones gained 0.30% to 34,416.99 points, the Nasdaq index, which includes many technology stocks, 0.47% … Read more

In Zambia, the “hidden” debt vis-à-vis China

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema at the 76th Ordinary Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 21, 2021. SPENCER PLATT / AP Just days after winning the presidential election in Zambia on August 12, 2021, Hakainde Hichilema discovered a “bigger than expected hole” in the country’s finances. This debt “hole” swallowed up nearly … Read more

EU debt policy: Italy’s fear of Christian Lindner

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Showdown between Democrats and Republicans over the US debt ceiling

The Capitol, seat of the United States Congress, in Washington, September 14, 2021. EVELYN HOCKSTEIN / REUTERS Lobbies from financial circles, but also the boss of the giant Amazon, called on Tuesday, September 14, the US Congress to immediately raise the debt ceiling, which the elected Republicans again refused to support. “Failure to meet our … Read more