Monthly Archives: August 2011

Un site pour comprendre la dette publique, le chômage, la crise, les 35 heures, les retraites, la révolte de la jeunesse européenne …

 Créé début 2010, notre site http://www.retraites-enjeux-debats.org/ a aidé des dizaines de milliers de citoyens à mieux comprendre notre système de retraites, ses évolutions et la contre-réforme imposée par Sarkozy. En 2011, avec la même orientation qui fait notre spécificité ( … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Lootings, by Richard D. Wolff, 3 August 2011

The political posturing around the debt ceiling “crisis” was mostly a distraction from the hard issues. The hardest of those – underlying US economic decline – keeps resurfacing to display costs, pains and injustices that threaten to dissolve society. Its … Continue reading

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Opposing the cuts in the UK

The Conservative / Lib. Dem. coalition has enjoyed considerable success in pushing the old Thatcherite line ‘there is no alternative’ (Tina) about the cuts, using a mix of folk economics (‘maxing out on the cheque book’) and scaremongering (‘we’ll end … Continue reading

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