Zero Interest Rate Policies (ZIRP) were intended to create an economic boom, but are doing the opposite.
Acting Man Blog posted yesterday this on the coming second big economic crash this century: http://www.acting-man.com/?p=46033#more-46033.
Hat4UK published this on the EU and its helicopter money: https://hat4uk.wordpress.com/2016/07/29/greek-debt-ieo-slams-imfeu-paves-way-for-debt-repudiation-relief/. Italy and Greece are starting to look to be where the next euro crisis will strike hardest.
All the big economies from the USA to the EU and Japan are leading the world into the second big recession, just 16 years after the start of the 21st century.
The Libya catastrophe continues to what looks like the next big civil war in North Africa: https://eurasia-news-online.com/2016/07/31/libya-qaddaf-ghosts/
The Middle East is fast becoming the most profitable source of weapons sales: https://off-guardian.org/2016/07/30/making-a-killing-the-1-2-billion-euros-arms-pipeline-to-middle-east/.
None of these issues make the news in the mainstream media.
Finally, the Swedish media reporting on the rising cost of the euro in relation to the Swedish krona fails to recognise the lagging effect of the SEK in its following of the helicopter money policy of Brussels, rather than trying to compete with it.