Monthly Archives For February 2011

Dean Baker: Finance Myths

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Dean Baker: Finance Myths Clearly there is more to the story of the current worldwide economic slump than the flame out of Bear Stearns, Lehman, and AIG. But the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC), tasked…

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Divided, conquered?

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This article was originally published on #CrisisJam. Since the foundation of the Irish state, trade unions have had to strategise with successive centre-right Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael governments. Despite the formal association between the…

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CrisisJam #5 Out Now!

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What a week. So limited were the parameters of Tuesday night’s TV3 Future Taoiseach debate, it’s a wonder the papers succeeded in eking more than a tweet’s worth of commentary out of it. CrisisJam felt…

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Crowbar

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Crowbar She jiggles her one year old on her knee and smiles like Magda Goebbels, of whom she has never heard. If you don’t have central heating, more fool you for having no respect for…

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