Posts by Slí Eile

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How not to reduce the fiscal deficit

Slí Eile 02/10/2010

Slí Eile: Today's opinion poll in the Irish Times is odd. One of the questions is: 'Asked if the Government should stick by its target of reducing …

The Austerity Debate

Slí Eile 27/07/2010

Slí Eile: Don't miss the Great Austerity Debate running on the Financial Times at this site. Some heavy hitters have weighed in followed by a thread …

Between the rocks

Slí Eile 19/07/2010

Slí Eile: Here we go again. Softening-up time. The summer schools, the rain, the Dáil holidays and…. exclusive inside news stories on what the …

Understanding the nature of economic crisis

Slí Eile 03/07/2010

Slí Eile: David Harvey provides a wider canvas in considering the various explanations for the nature of the economic crisis facing most countries. …

There's got to be someone to blame

Slí Eile 28/06/2010

Slí Eile: The Department of Finance has come in for increased criticism and attention in recent times. Periodically, Eddie Molloy has written about …

Thinking outside the box on stage

Slí Eile 24/06/2010

Slí Eile: Who said that the Dismal Science is not sometimes dismal? David McWilliams is providing a highly enjoyable, informative, provocative and …

Deflation is no way to reduce debt

Slí Eile 20/06/2010

Slí Eile: The IIEA held an interesting seminar recently on sovereign debt. Here is the link. Ann Pettifor quoted Henry Liu: ‘“The young, the …

Protecting those who have no voice

Slí Eile 06/06/2010

Slí Eile: The Poor Can't Pay have just issued an important statement about the need for people to make a personal commitment that there will no more …

"The problem is we live in an economy, not a society"

Slí Eile 03/05/2010

Slí Eile: This was the observation of a contributor to the Commission of Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society in the UK and Ireland. The full …

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