An essential element of the neo-liberal discourse is that leftist political parties always increase the national debt; parties on the right do not. They are fiscally responsible. In his article Richard Murphy takes the trouble […]
“The latest – EIB Investment Report 2017/2018 – published last week by the European Investment Bank tells anyone who cares to take those Europhile Rose Coloured Glasses off for just a second how deep the failure of […]
This is short, but to the point.
Book review by Christopher Collier How far should economists engage in day-to-day politics? “Researchers have an obligation to society to take positions on questions on which they have acquired professional competence,” says French economist Jean […]
While we are inundated by reporting in the mainstream press concerning judiciary reforms in Poland, oddly few people know that something similar is occuring in Romania, although in Romania there is much more popular participation […]
This article by Chris Bambery catches up on the developments in Catalonia since it declared independence. Chris Bambery is an author, political activist and commentator, and a supporter of Rise, the radical left wing coalition in […]
Few understand, or care about for that matter, the existential question concerning the reintroduction of a hard border between Ireland the Northern Ireland. The Irish fear that the EU is selling them down the river […]
What is ECB President Mario Draghi doing in the Group of Thirty (G 30), an international body of leading financiers and academics? The ECB is not terribly cooperative in answering this question. Norbert Häring is […]