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It was obvious, the Christmas break wasn’t really going to solve the fiscal problems faced by Portugal, Belgium and Spain. It was simply a short postponement to the ongoing calamity. A ceasefire if you will. But here we are, back again. Shots are being fired and the fiscal wheels are sure to fall off soon.… » read more

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Yesterday saw me at the Forum for the Future of Agriculture in the lovely Biblioteque Solvay in Brussels. The main event was Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman. Krugman spoke at some length about the current financial crisis and how he believes it is masking a growing food shortage around the world. He feels that… » read more

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