Carillion – A Bailout By Any Other Name

At PMQs today, Theresa May’s arguments, like Carillion’s finances, were on the verge of collapse. May insisted that while the government are doing everything they can to contain the Carillion crisis, it’s also completely not their fault and also none of their business. The right honorable gentleman said earlier in one of his questions it […]

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Massive Student Loan Debt: $235k and I’ll Never Pay It Back | Money Makeovers | MONEY

I am doing the best that I can under the circumstances. You’re paying about 3 percent towards your debt. Yeah. I think you could do better. But why? Here I am at Simon’s apartment, excited to go upstairs and meet him. I’ve heard some numbers being tossed around, like $235,000 in student loan debt. That’s […]

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Understanding the National Debt and Budget Deficit

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. So, one of the biggest issues in global politics these days is government debt and deficits, which is a particularly big deal in the United States because of the Presidential campaign and also because of the looming fiscal cliff. And Hank, as you’ll no doubt remember, I received a bronze […]

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Blood Debt: Feudal Familial Law in the Balkans

Bonjour, c’est Gianna, du bureau de VICE à Brooklyn. Dans certaines régions des Balkans, des familles appliquent encore un code vieux de plusieurs siècles, appelé Kanun. Il reconnaît le droit de vengeance. Si un homme d’une famille tue un homme d’une autre famille, celle-ci a le droit de se venger. Bienvenue dans “Dette de sang”. […]

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