Tag Archives: “World’s Largest Quality Of Life” Service Company

UK, Europe On Collision Course Over €2.1Bn Bill – 26 October 2014

RT logoSenior EU officials insist that Britain must pay a €2.1 billion surcharge by December, and have the backing of France and Germany, despite Prime Minister David Cameron’s insistence that he won’t pay.

Cameron stated flatly on Friday that Brussels “had another thing coming” if they thought they were going to get the €2.1 billion (US$2.7 billion) demand by the deadline. The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, a staunch pro-European technocrat, said the UK PM would be viewed as a coward if he didn’t get his checkbook out.
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UN Declares Highest Level Of Emergency In Iraq Over ISIS Advance – 14 August 2014

RT logoThe UN has declared the highest level of emergency in Iraq as the ISIS advance threatens minority groups in the country as the Security Council urged Iraq’s new PM to form an inclusive govt to preserve state integrity and ease sectarian tensions.

Haider Al-Abadi, in a UN Security Council statement, is asked “to work swiftly to form such a government as quickly as possible and within the constitutional time-frame” and called on “all political parties and their supporters to remain calm and respect the political process governed by the Constitution.”

Meanwhile, a “Level 3 Emergency” has been declared as the ISIS onslaught across much of the country’s north and west continues, threatening Kurdistan and its oils reserves. Up to 30,000 minority Christian and Yazidi people have fled to Mount Sinjar to seek safe-haven.

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Steve Lendman – Democracy Landslide In Eastern Ukraine – 13 May 2014

StevelendmanOn Sunday, Donetsk and Lugansk regional referendums were held. Democracy triumphed overwhelmingly.

Almost 90% of Donetsk residents voted for self-determination. For local autonomy. For self-rule. Accounting to Central Election Commission head Roman Lyagin:

“Counting the ballots proved to be surprisingly easy. The number of people who said ‘no’ was relatively small, and there appeared to be only a tiny proportion of spoiled ballots, so we managed to carry out counting quite fast.” Continue reading

DealBook – BlackRock Hires New Head Of China Equities – 10 March 2014



HONG KONG — BlackRock, the world’s largest asset-management company, said on Monday that it had hired Helen Zhu as a managing director and head of its China equities business.

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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Obamashock! Hits Employees Of Sodexo, “World’s Largest Quality Of Life” Service Company – 11 November 2013

MishMikeShedlockSome employees of Sodexo, the “World’s largest quality of life services company” have been hit with a massive case of “Obamashock!” because of the way Obamacare identifies part-time employment.

An email from reader “Mark” will explain.

Hello Mish

I thought you would be interested in another new angle regarding fallout from the ACA.

Yesterday we received a notice of cancellation of our eligibility in the large group health plan through my wife’s employer.  They state that this is due to the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading