Tension remains high in Thailand with The Thai soldiers firing hundreds of live rounds to clear them from a major road junction.Demonstrators responded by hurling at least one gasoline bomb and 70 people were reported injured, most by tear gas.
Last week you’ve debated whether violence rids any protest of a just cause but what about the demonstrations in Thailand? Are the protesters doing more harm than good to their country? When you’re protesting for a cause, is there a good time to give up the fight and look at different tactics?
Also we’ve talked a lot about the economy and recession not least during the G20 Summit here in London. But there seems to be such a gap between how governments are handling recession and how we, ordinary folks, are.This blog gives you seven tips to survive recession. I was amazed at how many ‘How to save money’ sites and blogs there are available now.
Yet governments are taking an exact ooposite approach; they are spending their way out of recession, pumping huge sums of money into the economy in the form of different bailouts to different financial institutions. So, should we spend or save our way out of recession?