Posts tagged "economic crisis"
Attempts being made to hide (or hide from) the full extent of the economic crisis ahead of the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland.
Ahead of the G8 meeting, fake shops are hiding the real economic troubles of Northern Ireland.
At a former butcher’s shop, stickers applied to the windows show a packed meat counter and give the impression that business is booming. Across the street, another empty unit has been given a makeover to look like a thriving office supply shop.
Locals are unimpressed.
Local councils in Northern Ireland have painted fake shop fronts to hide the economic hardship being felt in towns and villages near the golf resort where G8 leaders will meet this month.
Northern Ireland’s government has spent 2 million pounds tackling dereliction over the past two years. Almost a quarter of these funds were freed up in anticipation of Britain hosting the annual Group of Eight (G8) summit on June 17-18.
A dog stretches during his walk in front of a fake shop in Belcoo, Ireland on June 3, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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The burden the economic crisis has place on young Greeks.
Greece’s February unemployment for young persons rose to 64 percent in February. In the early stage of their working lives, unemployed youths are limited by a recession which will take years to recover from. The average unemployment in Greece, of all ages, is around 27 percent.
What would you do?
Photo: REUTERS/John Kolesidis
Shocking figures show just how much of a knock the US economy has taken over the years. Lets hope the recovery doesn´t take too long.
"It’s incredible that nationally, more than 33,000 food stamp users have PhD or JD degrees, according to the Sacramento Bee March 30, 2013 article by Elaine Corn, an award-winning cookbook author and former newspaper food editor. She reports about food for Capital Public Radio, 90.9 FM in Sacramento." - By: Anne Hart
More than 33,000 food stamp recipients hold accredited PhD or JD degrees in USA
Full Story: The Examiner
Very apt. Don´t slip! You could take the rest of the EU down with you!
Ben Wiseman makes the perfect political cartoon about the Italian elections.