2011 in One Phrase: Debt

Shaaz Nasir

Mind the Debt.

Mind these Questions.

With record spending comes record debt: is this Europe’s last chance to remain significant?

“USA USA USA print all the way” – New chant?

Is this the year for the shy private sector to catch the baton from the wheezing public sector?

China and India in Africa: is Canada missing the boat… again?

Will this be the year in which China and India work together?

Entering a new decade can the United Nations avoid a Ban Ki Moon eclipse?

IMF, WB, and WTO move aside for a truly Asian based IO?

It’s clear.

Most of the issues that will influence your life in 2011 can derived from (overload or lack of)


Food For Thought

The only man who sticks closer to you in adversity than a friend is a creditor. – Unknown

Creditors have better memories than debtors.  – Benjamin Franklin

Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.  – Dutch Proverb

Today, there are three kinds of people: the have’s, the have-not’s, and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-have’s.  – Earl Wilson

What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience? – Adam Smith

Mind the Gap wishes you a happy New Year!