Tagged with: free market capitalism


A disastrous approach to disaster capitalism

Colm O'Doherty 09/02/2010

Colm O'Doherty: The captivation of our Fianna Fail-led government by the Milton Friedman /Chicago School policy trinity of privatization, government deregulation and reduced social spending is critically harming our well-being. Our economic crisis has allowed free marketeers to instigate orchestrated raids on the public sphere. The crisis …



Ireland and Dubai

Paul Sweeney 29/11/2009

Paul Sweeney: The Irish economy could collapse? Is this possible? The editorial in Saturday’s Financial Times (28th November 2009), on Dubai, …

Authoritarian Capitalism

Nat O'Connor 23/11/2009

Nat O'Connor: A Wall Street Journal article raises the question of whether authoritarian capitalism is a robust alternative to liberal democratic …

Financial double-think

21/08/2009

Hat tip to Aidan C. for this link to Gillian Tett's piece on financial double-think in yesterday's Financial Times. Tett has been mentioned on PE …

The logic of living in a 'free' market economy

Slí Eile 22/07/2009

Slí Eile: An interesting feature of the Special Group’s deliberations is the extent to which it went beyond its strict remit and expectations. It …

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