Posts Tagged ‘ neoliberalism ’

Latvia’s Third Option

July 8, 2010
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Neither Devaluation nor Austerity, but Tax Restructuring A shortened version was published in today’s Financial Times. As Europe’s banking crisis deepens, Greece’s and Spain’s fiscal crisis spreads throughout Europe and the US economy stalls, most discussions of how to stabilize national finances assume that only two options are available: “internal devaluation” – shrinking the...

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Banks Profit Going Up and Down

June 28, 2010
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Michael Hudson on Renegade Economists Radio discussing China’s looming isolationism, the background on G20 austerity plans plus a few serves on what economics should be looking at. Hudson appears at the 2 minute mark. Audio – 22/06/2010 Subscribe to the Renegade Economists podcast

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Austerity for Prosperity

June 28, 2010
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Europe Sacrifices Labour for Finance

June 26, 2010
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The “New Austerity” Road Europe is committing fiscal suicide – and will have little trouble finding allies at this weekend’s G-20 meetings in Toronto. Despite the deepening Great Recession threatening to bring on outright depression, European Central Bank (ECB) president Jean-Claude Trichet and prime ministers from Britain’s David Cameron to Greece’s George Papandreou (president...

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NeoLiberalism and the Counter-Enlightenment

May 27, 2010
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Religious Conversion: from Theology to the Temple of Mammon

May 24, 2010
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The Friedman Institute upgrades Theology to condone Neoliberal Greed What would Jesus Say? Many academics recently received a petition signed by 111 University of Chicago faculty members, explaining that “without any announcement to its own community, has commissioned Ann Beha Architects, a Boston firm, to remake the Chicago Theological Seminary building into...

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Euro-Bankers Demand of Greece

May 10, 2010
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The wealthy won’t pay their taxes, so labor must do so. As published in Counterpunch The “Greek bailout” should have been called what it is: a TARP for German and other European bankers and global currency speculators. The money is being provided by other governments (mainly the German Treasury, cutting back its domestic spending)...

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Trouble in Europe, China

May 5, 2010
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Based on an interview with Eric Janszen of iTulip April 10, 2010 On April 10, 2010 I caught up with Michael Hudson and he was in rare form. Readers know that my personal view is that much of the right wing of the political spectrum doesn’t know what the problem is and all of...

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Latvia’s Cruel Neoliberal Experiment

April 8, 2010
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Latvia is being devastated by two global wars. On the geopolitical front is the Cold War’s coup de grâce. Neoliberals have managed to de-industrialize Russia and the rest of the former Soviet Union, persuading parliaments to dismantle government support for economic renewal. The “Washington Consensus” has backed a policy of giving away public enterprises...

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Keiser re Economic Suicide (pt2)

April 6, 2010
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More with Max Keiser on the economic malaise policy makers are pursuing…

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