Who runs Europe? The people? Not on your life. As a raft of renowned experts write, the new members of the European Central Bank, in the meantime a powerful institution, will be selected in secret by a handful of politicians.
The enfant terrible of euro-economics and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis reloaded his gun and shot: Profits from the European Central Bank should be used for a European Poverty Fund. Read here
Richard Murphy explains that taxes do not finance govenment spending, but helps to pay down debts. A government creates it own funds or borrows money when it needs it. The idea that a government cannot […]