Monthly Archives For June 2011

POETHREE TOUR 2011 18th to 28th June

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Luca Artioli, Andrea Garbin, Fabio Barcellandi and their translator Dave Lordan will be reading in venues across Ireland as part of a national tour to promote the book Poethree-New Italian Voices (Thauma Edizioni, 2011). Sat…

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Brutonising Sunday

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A rainy Sunday morning; it brings many thoughts – of outdoor activities cancelled, indoor DIY projects advanced, no football and letting Garibaldy go through the Sunday Independent so that we don’t have to suffer that…

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John Weeks | Reviving a Progressive Economics

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John Weeks | Reviving a Progressive Economics […] In the European Middle Ages the dogmas of the Catholic church enforced daunting barriers to scientific inquiry. The pernicious effect of mainstream (neoclassical) economics is far worse…

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Sins of the Father Out Now

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Just to let ILR (RSS and email sub) readers know Conor McCabe’s book Sins of the Father: Tracing the Decisions that Shaped the Irish Economy is available from the publisher The History Press, Ireland and…

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Public Versus Private Ownership

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Michael Burke has a highly informative post on Socialist Economic Bulletin which shows that the delivery of public goods, such as health care, education, housing, transport, infrastructure and services like post and banking, are more…

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