This is the recorded talk I gave to Positive Money Italy (http://monetapositiva.blogspot.com/) on November 23rd 2018. I explain that excessive private credit caused the relative boom in Italy before the crisis, and the collapse in credit during the Eurozone-imposed period of austerity is the main reason that economic growth in Italy has stagnated.
There are a lot of people questioning the direction of conventional economics, yet, even after the biggest spending splurges ever made by governments outside wartime, there is still a lot of talk about fiscal conservatism, […]
In this month’s Taxcast: Oligopoly Capitalism: the threats to economies and democracies. Naomi Fowler talks to investor and author Jonathan Tepper who’s co-written a book called ‘The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the death of […]
Ross Ashcroft sits down with anthropologist and writer, David Graeber and former chairman of the now abolished Financial Services Authority, Lord Turner to discuss what is preventing us from talking about the taboo that is […]