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The misguided recrudescence of classical economic orthodoxy and the ” Treasury view “

Much is being made of the supposed benefits of medium term deficit reduction through austerity as a reassurance to the private sector to enable them to feel confident enough to spend their several trillion dollar hoard on investing and creating … Continue reading

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Market mayhem Dow drops 512 points: European and American double whammy need for stimulus not austerity

The Dow dropped over 512 points in today’s trading, the largest one day drop in points since the 2008 crash, arousing fears of a second crisis and a deeper  second recession. Given the destructive American debt ceiling debate, its austerity … Continue reading

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