Where finance and media intersect with reality


Almost an energy mea culpa from Boris

I’ve been pretty up front about the fact that the precarious energy situation we find ourselves in today is mostly of our own making. Even so, it still hasn’t been stressed enough that so much of it is due to the UK’s and Europe’s specific insistence that removing natural gas from the energy mix to […]

Me and Bobby Malone

Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.
Nothin’, don’t mean nothin’, honey, if it ain’t free, no no*

In the Blind Spot on Friday (Yergin, Nukes, Democracy)

Housekeeping note: Still running a reduced service because of the Easter hols. But will be back with gusto soon. Finance, markets, etc.. The ECB did a CBDC survey, and it turns out people are keen on privacy. More on how Zoltan Pozsar sees the world. Energy crisis threatens to eclipse 1970s shocks, says Daniel Yergin. […]