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In the loop October 2: Flemish separatism, F1 and the Juncker plan by POLITICO Europe
min 17 - behind-the-scenes fight in the European Parliament over the appointment of top managers for the so-called Juncker Plan: a €315 billion EU investment plan. // threat of White Elephants, roads and bridges to nowhere ... only politicians can put themselves in front of photojournalists for photo op. no productive investments into the future. renewable, smart grid, private public paternerships, carbon emission reduction projects ie urbanisation planning projects to half city traffic and put cycling network in place, and zero emission public transportation, ... --- no accountability, no oversight no transparency. risk of corruption, bribery, dirty handshakes, ...
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october 2015 by asterisk2a
Pfizer and AstraZeneca: Deal or no deal | The Economist
IT'S ALL A MATTER OF DEGREE. Degree of vitality, dynamism, plurality & competition further reduced within the pharmaceutical industry in case of a M&A deal. + http://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/mergers-and-acquisitions/articles/growth-through-merger-and-acquisitions.html "M&A deals intended specifically 2 enable growth fail 2 achieve their expressed growth objective." + http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/52090 /// vs. Internal Growth through start-up/entrepreneurial culture within. --->> once you are a public company, your options to facilitate growth are hugely curtailed do to the short-term thinking of money, crony capitalism >> Wall Street. /// http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AstraZeneca#Pfizer_takeover_bid + http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-27391124 + http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-27309851 | BRITISH INTEREST IS & SHOULD BE MARKET PLURALITY. From May 7th. http://bit.ly/QNgGtz - 7 days later http://bit.ly/1k5sGCg | this case; fiduciary responsibility = short-term thinking
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may 2014 by asterisk2a

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