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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 and how the country’s 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