Austerity: The Final Countdown?

Paul Krugman thinks it is. Yesterday I wrote about the Right Hand seemingly not having a clue about what the Left Hand was doing.So here I am blessed yet another example of the same thing, in this case the IMF. It's own economics department is slaughtering the concept of austerity to the point where even…

Right Hand,Left Hand… Err

On Tuesday I had the pleasure of meeting the redoubtable Frances Coppola at an event organised by Positive Money there was a great panel there, including Paul Mason and Zoe Williams (Grauniad), but something Frances said stuck in my head. Hers was a simple suggestion that the right hand starts talking to the Left hand.…