Monthly Archives: June 2014

Selling the Acropolis

The ongoing crisis in some European countries is endangering their cultural heritage. Countries like Greece and Italy contain enormous treasures of works of art and architecture worth preserving, spanning the time from the stone age through antiquity right up to the 21st century. A lot of this is cultural heritage is state owned. The financial situation […]

Changing Inheritance Laws

The resources of our planet are limited. There is only a limited amount of raw materials, fresh water, sea, air, soil, ecosystems and biodiversity. There is only a limited amount of energy available at each time. We have created an economy that requires growth in order to function well. Obviously, a limted base of resources […]