A dollar collapse would mean a lot more people losing their job — billions, probably. Russia and the US would not stand alone in this apocalypse. There’s nothing intellectually unique about the Russian policymakers, as one can hardly find a major Asian currency divorced from US debt.
Nor does the Blue metallurgic sector portray the proletariat alone. Rinat Akhmetov, one of the front runners on the Regions ticket, remains Ukraine’s richest man, according to Forbes magazine.
Thursday, March 09, 2006