Monthly Archives For May 2012

The Events of Eagleton

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Book Review: The Event of Literature, Terry Eagleton (Yale University Press, 2012) I imagine Eagleton writes books like one of those grandmasters at a chess tournament, playing half a dozen games simultaneously, judiciously completing a decisive…

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Greece: when the lights go out

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Greece: when the lights go out Ireland is not Greece, Michael Noonan has said. The two countries are so far apart that the only thing that reaches us is feta for our fancy salads. Yet,…

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Austerity Works

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It’s time to stop saying austerity doesn’t work. It works very well. It is designed to support incomes. Greece, for example, has just paid 400 million euro to Kenneth Dart, a man whose fortune was made…

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Risk & Investment – How To Manage Risks

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Normally, most first-time investors are worried about “risks”. Actually, risks are part of the investment management and they are inseparable from performance. New investors should understand that risks are simply something unavoidable, as they are…

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