Aditya Chakrabortty: Britain fell for a neoliberal con trick – even the IMF says so

Who says that trickle down does not work?. For almost two years progressive economist have been hammering away that although governments have debts, they also have assets. Translated, you may have a mortgage of 100,000 euros (Heavens above, you are in debt!), but a house worth 500,000 euros (actually not so bad). While in many instances, public debt cannot be compared to private debt, in this one instance you can. If the British government purchases the railways, it may have debt, but it also has the railways. It took a while, but Aditya Chakrabortty has always been the intellectual avant garde among journalists. Other journalists will follow – and this fact will eventually reach voters. Hopefully before the general elections.

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 Passengers standing on a Southern rail service into London.

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