Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Speaking Of Green ...

"Iceland's Social Democrats and Greens are working to form a coalition government after the country's Conservative-led government collapsed over the weekend."

"It emerged that the country's banks, which had amassed debt during years of rapid expansion, owed about six times the country's economic output.

Money from around the world had also poured into Iceland because interest rates there exceeded 10%."

The Ox is a Chinese zodiac symbol that is the sign of prosperity through fortitude and hard work.

Photo credit: (c) Francis R. Malasig/European Pressphoto Agency, 2009. Copyright controlled.


"A new survey that bills itself as "the first comprehensive ranking of the world's top think tanks" concludes that the Peterson Institute for International Economics is tied (with Brookings) as the "Top Think Tank in the World""


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