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On Budget Eve: Deflation & The Limits to Privatised Keynesianism

Tuesday 3rd May will see the first budget of the Turnbull-Morrison Coalition government. It is also the date of the Reserve Bank’s next monetary policy decision. 3,706 more words

Opinion - Mere criticism of the ECB is no solution | Bruegel

This is an outstanding must-read article by think-tank Bruegel. The seven authors are leading economists, many based in Germany. The article explores two fundamental questions. 352 more words


The sure way not to solve any unemployment problem


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Every politician tells voters he/she plans to bring jobs back to America. 1,803 more words

Weekend video: Nova Scotians united against austerity - a flashback to the 2015 budget

KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – This weekend’s video is a flashback to the large 2015 anti-austerity protests in Nova Scotia. 132 more words


Stiglitz: Europe Can Do Better

Here’s Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz on how Europe can return to a more sustainable economic path.  Stiglitz delivered this keynote speech at the European Dialogue 2016 conference  held in Brussels on April 14 and 15.  36 more words


The truth about the EU

#LEXIT: the Left Leave Campaign chair Robert Griffiths explains why socialists, trade unionists and democrats should oppose the European Union.

It’s a big business club… 1,576 more words

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A Conversation With Joseph Stiglitz

From an interview in The Atlantic by Gillian B. White:

In the ongoing conversation about the growing divide between the rich and poor, there are few voices as prominent as the Columbia professor Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel-winning economist and a former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors.

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