$71.3 billion bailout for Germany

$25.6 billion bailout for Belgium

$90.12 billion bailout for Britain

$441 billion bailout for Greece

$12.4 billion bailout for Switzerland

$5.2 billion bailout for Denmark

$14 billion bailout for Iceland

$561 billion bailout for Ireland

$100 billion bailout for Russia

All numbers are approximate but when you are talking in increments of billions, does it make much of a difference if you are off by a couple of billion? These are the bailouts that have occurred in the last 12 months (technically last several months). While some of the bailouts are being covered by private investors, the majority of them are being covered by their respective governments. Are we witnessing the collapse of capitalism or can the world economy regain from its drunken composure?

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