Here‘s a succinct account of the current difficulties big US financial firms are facing. It’s from Nuntii Latini, the Latin-language news service from Finnish radio.
And here is an argument that the bailout the treasury and Federal Reserve have proposed is, in the literal sense of a much-overused term, fascism.
And as usual, Tom Tomorrow has summed it all up quite well.
Posted by acilius on September 24, 2008
For almost 20 years, Finnish radio has been running a daily news program in Latin. It’s on FM in Finland, on shortwave everywhere else. Here’s their page about that program, with some old broadcasts available on RealAudio.
Posted by acilius on September 5, 2008