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Archive for August, 2011

On the Right’s Lethal Prescription for the Global Economy

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Illustration by Tim Denee – Stock markets jittery, the price of gold heading through the roof... the vandalising of the US economy by the Republican Party is showing every sign of having global repercussions, as last week’s concerns about debt have mutated into this week’s concerns about growth, or likely ...

On Barack Obama’s debt deal

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

If nothing else, Barack Obama’s tactics during the debt ceiling crisis have clarified how he plans to run for President next year: not as a candidate of the centre left, but as the reasonable, moderate hostage of a deranged Republican Party – who are, don’t you know, just a little ...