Daily Archive: Thursday, January 21, 2010

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[Skip to the end] Tom Hickey Says: January 21st, 2010 at 2:29 pm Same thing happened to me, although I was a progressive (radical, actually) and knew that something was wrong with neoliberalism from Chomsky’s Politics and Neoliberalism andHegemony and Survival. But I hadn’t seen through the veil and was still under ...Read More

A comment on Auerback’s recent post

[Skip to the end] I am undeniably disappointed in Obama, though I recognize that he has had some very difficult stuff to deal with. At the time I voted for him, I was a deficit hawk and pretty neo-liberal in outlook. Initially I was even highly skeptical of the stimulus! After Obama ...Read More

U.K. Debt Ratio

[Skip to the end] And a lot of the deficit spending was proactive, in addition to the automatic stabilizers. They should continue to do relatively well, unless they take meaningful deficit reduction measures. And as issuer of their own currency with no liquidity risk, it makes no sense, of course, that their ...Read More

Obama to Propose New Limits on Banks

[Skip to the end] Out of the frying pan and into the fire… Proposal Set to Curb Bank Giants By Damian Paletta and Jonathan Weisman Jan. 21 (WSJ) — President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to propose new limits on the size and risk taken by the country’s biggest banks, marking ...Read More