The US, Europe, Japan, Russia, Brazil – all of them are facing an economic depression as the follow up of the financial crises. And all of us will suffer. Severely.
Maybe not really all of us though. Maybe Indonesia will escape the economical catastrophe ahead. “President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Indonesia would not see [...]
The text added to this picture reads:“Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street, New York: It was on this site that the US Congress first met and where George Washington took the oath of office as the first president. Today, the “free enterprise” business titans of the Street are reeling from the mess of their own [...]
For John Lennon ( “A Day in the Life” ) the news was about a lucky man who made the grade, a guy who blew his mind out in a car and four thousand holes in Blackburn, Lancashire. But guess what wasÂ in the papers today? What were the headlines shouting? What do they think [...]
This morning I did hit upon the facsimile above which shows a poem by the Dutch poet Lucebert. And then it was clear to me: the world is waiting for some good old solid poetry. Because originally this blog was meant by Bonnie and Pelopor to be trilingual in the sense of posts in [...]
Like everywhere else in the world Jakarta also has several realities. One is caused by the ever widening gap between the poor and the rich. And the way the common man has to cope. By this account (in Dutch) the growing new middleclass gladly pays â‚¬ 2.10 for the popular iced latte. Or rather [...]