Category: European Union

Fractals , Corona and Climate

Have recently reread the book “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable” by Nassim Taleb.  The basic premise of the book is that human history especially in recent times is dominated by unexpected but extremely consequential events. The outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic which came as a surprise to most of us, certainly […]

From the Ashes of COP25

The recent climate conference COP25 has ended as many before with  little concrete action on the climate crisis we are experiencing. Clearly the current mechanisms for dealing with the climate crisis are woefully inadequate. The essential question we must ask ourselves  is what can be done to change the current course of affairs. It may […]

Reforming the EU – Soros etc

There have been quite a variety of intellectuals of one sort or another who have roots in Hungary. My father is one and George Soros is another. In that light I read with some interest George Soros’s  latest article on the subject of Europe. As I have read it his basic contentions is that Europe […]