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Book review and summary: "Deaths of despair: the future of capitalism"

Paul Sweeney 12/08/2020

This book will give you a greater understanding of why so many people support Donald Trump. It will also shock you with some of the statistics and make you wonder. Anne Case and Angus Deaton are leading economists at Princeton. Deaton won the Nobel prize for economics in 2015. The title of the book comes from the great number of deaths of …



A business take on minimum wages

24/07/2009

“A fair minimum wage is a sound investment in the future of our communities and our nation.” and “Now, more than ever, it’s imperative that …

How sub-prime bankers 'bought' financial de-regulation in the US

Paul Sweeney 07/05/2009

Paul Sweeney: De-regulation did not just happen. It was bought, partially! So much for the idea that the free marketeers won the battle for ideas …

Meanwhile, in America ....

28/02/2009

Check out Paul Krugman's blog for a progressive perspective on what's happening in the United States.

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