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Deficit Is Falling Because Of Government Austerity, Not Economic Recovery

March 2, 2014

Economist Stephanie Kelton says there is no long-term debt or deficit problem in the United States

The Economics of the 1%

February 12, 2014
John Weeks: A fundamental misconception of neoliberal economics is that governments need to balance their budgets like a household

Hot Money & Cross Border Finance: The Experience of Iceland

November 18, 2013
In this two part series, Robert Wade talks about unregulated finance as a source of instability specifically the experience of Iceland where the countries’ attempt to turn itself into an international financial center in the middle of the North Atlantic viciously imploded.

Economist: There is no debt crisis

October 15, 2013

The debt crisis is contrived.

Crisis in the Eurozone

July 23, 2013
Wouter De Broeck: Creditors breathe a sigh a relief and ordinary people pay big price over deal, while no political party is seen as credible before discontent voters