The warning signals so far are nowhere near as loud as they were in the 2008 2009 financial crisis, or the 2011 2012 euro zone debt crisis, to be sure. And policymakers are acutely aware of the weaknesses in the financial market plumbing. In recent days, they have ramped up their response..
I’ve been reading The Mirror and the Light, the final installment of Hilary Mantel’s epic account of the inner life of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s most powerful minister the guy who arranged for the beheading of Anne Boleyn while listening to whatever classical music my husband puts on. But just so you don’t think it’s all award winning fiction and high art where we’re quarantining, we’ve also been watching 90 Day Fianc, which is a complete (and completely engrossing) shit show, and The Simple Life with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, which I missed when it first ran. So obviously I would suggest fiction, music, and crap television and anal, of course..
(In Japanese with English subtitles.)Following at 9:45 PM is a Hayao Miyazaki Double Feature. First up is CASTLE IN THE SKY (TENKU NO SHIRO LAPUTA), (1986, Walt Disney (Studio Ghibli), 124 min.) Inspired by the floating island in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, Hayao Miyazaki’s breathtaking masterpiece of fantasy and adventure follows two orphans, a 14 year old boy named Pazu and 13 year old girl named Sheeta, as they make an incredible journey to a long lost city in the sky. (English dubbed version.)Next on the same bill is KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (MAJO NO TAKKYUBIN), (1989, Walt Disney (Studio Ghibli), 102 min A plucky but inexperienced young witch named Kiki is forced to leave her family home on her thirteenth birthday and travel into the great, wide world, so she can learn about life and the true purpose of her magical powers.
In her civil suit, filed in Suffolk Superior Court Dec. 1, Coakley alleges the banks illegally took back homes without proper documentation, filed fraudulent documents in county offices, and failed to help qualified homeowners save their properties by reducing their interest rates or principals. The five lenders named have pledged to fight.
No one nearby pays him any attention whatsoever even though he is supposed to be beginning his ascent up steps to the speakers platform unaccompanied by other members of his entourage (such as his Secretaries Usher and Blair, members of Lincoln Cabinet, who like Secretary of State William Seward accompanied Lincoln to the platform). Prof. Oakley asserts that Secretary Seward is visible in the first Gardner photo seated on the speakers platform as many as 10 minutes before his Lincoln magically appears for the very first time and then begins his ascent up steps to the platform, ignored and unaccompanied by anyone.