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 … Continue reading Austerity: The Final Countdown?

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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. … Continue reading Right Hand,Left Hand… Err