The Ecologist


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Greece's recently privatised port of Piraeus, near Athens, gateway to the islands. Photo: Jeffrey via Flickr (CC BY-ND).

Making a killing from 'austerity': the EU's great privatisation fire sale

Sol Trumbo & Nick Buxton

24th February 2016

Europe's economic crisis has offered vast business opportunities to an all-powerful nexus of financial interests that have snapped up valuable state assets at bargain basement prices, defrauding the poorest countries of countless billions of euros, write Sol Trumbo & Nick Buxton. The EU's highest institutions are in the grip of a deep, systemic corruption that knows no boundaries. more...
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Ship Ahoy! A wind-powered cruise on the Blue Peter

Lesley DiFonzo

25th June, 2011

Whether you’re racing or cruising; as Lesley DiFonzo discovered, a short voyage on a classic sailing boat is the perfect way to kick back more...

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