Christine Lagarde

So Christine Lagarde is possibly implicated in a financial scandal. If convicted she faces 10 years in jail

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2011/08/04/french-court-orders-probe_n_918127.html

Capitalism is like a complicated machine that could & should be more simple.

what is so strange about this is that normally the French would be expected to hush up  something like this. Certainly they thought the Americans should turn a blind eye to the supposed misdemeanours of Strauss-Kahn. At least that is what the French public seemed to think.

Maybe they have learned from the Americans that everybody must be seen to be equal before the law or maybe they have it in for her that she replaced Strauss-Kahn.

There are so many pitfalls within capitalism especially global capitalism. It is an artificial system with superficial short term advantages. In the end its contradictions are catching up with it.

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