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Archive | August, 2013

When Irish people do what their government won’t

It has been clear for some time now that the ideal of equality before the law has been buried. The US.  Department of Justice made it clear a few months ago, after it had declined to press criminal charges against a string of banks (Citi, Wachovia and HSBC), that ‘Too Big To Fail’ meant while […]

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Illogical Economics – Guest post by Hawkeye

There are many paradoxes in economics. To an outsider it is full of contradictions and inconsistencies. Not least of which is its utter failure to predict the current financial crisis. If the great and the good didn’t spot this crisis coming then perhaps they don’t qualify to be called the great and the good. Economics […]

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