Posts Tagged ‘sweden’

Why Sweden Will Never Produce A NFL Linebacker

From the Atlantic a “you can’t make this stuff up” story: Is it discriminatory and degrading for toy catalogs to show girls playing with tea sets and boys with Nerf guns? A Swedish regulatory group says yes. The Reklamombudsmannen (RO) has┬áreprimanded Top-Toy, a licensee of Toys”R”Us and one of the largest toy companies in Northern […]

European Banks Facing Increasing Losses From The Baltics

Are the chickens finally coming home to roost for European banks? As Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia bleed to death trying to maintain their currency pegs, Sweden’s finance minister has warned his country’s banks that they will face partial or complete nationalization if they turn to the government for help. Many fear that this is just […]