World Affairs

Japan’s Record Defense Budget: Should Asia Be Concerned?

January 30, 2015 0

Benjamin Schreer Much has been made in the media (for instance, here and here) about the Japanese government’s “record” defense budget request for Fiscal Year 2015. With ¥4.98 trillion (roughly US$42 billion), it’d be the “largest budget ever,” […]


The Raging “Currency Wars” across Europe

January 30, 2015 0

By Gary Dorsch, Editor Global Money Trends newsletter The theater of the absurd became even more bizarre on Jan 22nd, when the European Central bank <ECB,> desperate to extract the Euro-zone’s economy from the quagmire […]


Plans to Combine the Measles and Ebola Vaccine

January 29, 2015 1

By Chris Carrington All viruses mutate, some easier than others. Ebola is an RNA virus, like influenza, and these viruses have a high rate of mutation so the changes in Ebola were, to some extent, to […]

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