New York Times Endorses Clinton's Economic Plan For America, But With a Caveat
The New York Times Editorial board endorsed Hillary Clinton's economic plan for America, calling it a "good one" that is "largely paid for" and "in keeping with political reality". This in contrast with their withering assessment of Donald Trump's so-called plan for America. ...read more
Shocking Negative Growth Numbers in UK Yet More Proof Austerity is Failing
This is getting quite boring, repeating over and over and over again that austerity measures are hurting rather than helping countries mired in recession. Q2 GDP growth figures came in for the UK economy at a shocking -0.7 per cent, far worse than predicted (the general consensus ...read more
Democracy Fights Austerity
By Paul R. Pillar: The commonly accepted story line about the French and Greek elections on Sunday is that the outcome is a rejection by voters of the austerity that Merkozy-dominated European decision-makers have been imposing on the eurozone. The result, as some critics ...read more
Can We Now Accept That Conservative Economic Policy Has Failed?
George Osborne The British Conservative government has long argued that deregulation and austerity measures are key to Britain's economic health. According to supply siders David Cameron and his chancellor George Osborne, everyone must go through pain in order to rebalance the ...read more