Once you get past the first part about the Greek crisis it really does pick up.
This is a short (for me!) video discussing why one entity’s surplus is another’s deficit in a monetary economy, and why governments running a surplus are making the economy weaker rather than stronger.
Many of the systems that were put in place in the last century: economic, political, social, educational… do not seem able to meet the challenges that we are facing as a humankind anymore, and there […]
The explosion of quantitative easing, the epic monetisation of debt and the rise of cryptocurrencies, frothy stock markets and furlough schemes, all seemed to imply we have an endless supply of money. But it also […]
Paris Marx is joined by Ben Wray to discuss the state of the gig economy in Europe, including the Spanish riders law, recent court ruling on employment status in the Netherlands, strikes in Germany and […]
Academics in politics can end in tears as we saw with Yanis Varoufakis. Listen here
With China’s increasing wealth, Western investors want some of the action. One of those investors is a bullish gentleman called George Soros. However, the Chinese are acutely aware that with Western investment comes inequality. So […]
In this episode, Naomi Fowler explores degrowth and how we liberate ourselves from ‘growthism’ with economic anthropologist Jason Hickel. (The full converation will be released soon as a Taxcast Extra, the full conversation is too good to miss!) […]
Sometimes parody says more about the current state of the EU than any analysis France’s Message for Australia pic.twitter.com/bs6aeWPKAB — Mark Humphries (@markhumphries) September 24, 2021