Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spanish Revolution: How to Succesfully Change Mainstream Political Discourse Through a Protest Movement

The protests in Spain are turning into something of a revolution. Modeling themselves after the protesters of the ‘Arab Spring’, Spanish youth are taking to the streets in a rage against the austerity measures that are destroying the country’s economy. … Continue reading

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How Government Debt and the Deficit Works

Here’s an excellent video by Tschäff Reisberg on how governments debts and deficits work — as well as how these might be used to secure full employment and stable wages. Note, however, that this is not quite applicable to Ireland. … Continue reading

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Morgan Kelly Shows Weak Grasp of Macroeconomics

Here’s an ethical question: is it ever right to attack one’s allies? I mean, if they’re doing or saying something desperately stupid, should you point this out? Beyond this, how should one go about it? Should you attack them with … Continue reading

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