Monthly Archives For May 2011

36 economists, economic analysts and social scientists express concern at proposals which would reduce pay of low earners and further shrink demand

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Amendments to wage-setting mechanisms must protect aggregate demand The following statement has been issued by members of the TASC Economists’ Network, comprising economists, economic analysts and social scientists: “We broadly welcome the Report of the…

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The Madness of the Drive to Lower Wages

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Michael Burke argues on Progressive Economy that IBEC’s attack on the JLC wage setting mechanisms in order to drive pay lower ‘is not simply morally indefensible. It is economically illiterate’. Looking at the main sectors…

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Impacts Of The Recession in Ireland

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The financial and political crisis in 2008-2014 in Ireland has had a great impact on the country, being one of the major reasons why the Republic sank into a deep state of recession in the…

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Castells on #wikiacampadas

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Hugh Green continues his great service of translating articles that are responding intelligently to the Democracia Real Ya and Wikiacampadas demos in Spain. Most recently he’s put up one by communications maestro Manuel Castells (see …

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