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Italy's economy entering a crucial period in its Euro membership

Italy’s Economy Entering A Crucial Period In Its Euro Membership

“The unifying factor in the Italian coalition of two disparate political parties is firm agreement on the flaws of the EU’s deficit limits, and the risk is that any conciliation with the EU fronted by the Minister of Economy and Finances Giovanni Tria may amount to nothing more than political expedience,” commented today Neil Mellor Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon.

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Is EU Development Policy on a Path to Corporate Sponsorship?

Damir Kurtagic via Fair Observer | With nothing to require companies to invest in line with the development agenda, corporate ventures in Africa might come to resemble Chinese neocolonial corporate models that do not actually alleviate poverty but rather enable it.