That monetary policy has lost its effectiveness is common knowledge, although neo-liberal governments and economists continue their policy of pretend and extend. Bill Mitchell addresses the political aspect of fiscal policy as the alternative.
It appears that wealthy EU nations can afford to have einvironment ambitions, the poorer EU nations cannot. The EU should be about shared ambitions, which translates into shared costs. Read here
The global shipping industry is largely unseen by us, but its pollution is a threat to our health and our climate, especially for the communities and wildlife of the Arctic. Read here
The Germans claim that their tax-dodging drive is stronger than their sexual drive, which might explain the inexorable decline of the German birthrate. This does not appear to be simply a German phenomenon. Francis Weyzig […]