Obama economic recovery worst since 1949: CRS report

ECN | 12 July 2016 President Obama inherited an economic collapse from President Bush. Despite the vast sums of money being printed by the Federal Reserve, the increase in government budgets and consumer spending on the rise, this is the slowest economic recovery since after the Second World War. According to a new report from…

Climate Plan Endangers Germany, Party Leaders Warn

GWPF | 8 July 2016 Germany’s Biggest Energy Company Faces Bankruptcy The “Climate Protection Plan 2050″ is supposed to make Germany’s economy more environmentally friendly. But it is stirring resistance among Christian Democratic leaders who fear the plan endangers Germany’s prosperity and social peace. The CDU politicians claim that the plan is “basically wrong”, that it…

A list of countries at or near negative interest rates

ECN | 5 July 2016 In order to stimulate their respective economies, spur borrowing efforts and try to shoot out the last bullets possible, central banks all over the world are nearing to subzero interest rates. At the present time, Japan, the European Central Bank, Switzerland and Sweden are sitting at negative territory. But more…

What the EU took away from Britain

Atlas Monitor | 30 June 2016 UK Cadbury moved UK factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant. Ford Transit moved to Turkey 2013 with EU grant. Jaguar Land Rover has recently agreed to build a new plant in Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, the same company which has trashed its UK steel works…

Germany’s Green Energy Fiasco

GWPF | 29 April 2016 Wind Farms Paid €500 Million A Year To Stand Idle Because of the boom of renewable energy, more and more wind turbines have to be switched off. The reason is power overloading. The network operators must turn down electricity generated from windmills when their power threatens to clog the network.…