Ten years after the financial crash, the timid left should be full of regrets

Ten years after the financial crash, the timid left should be full of regrets

Capitalism’s near-death experience was a golden opportunity for progressives. But they blew it, says the Guardian’s economics editor Larry Elliott Yep. Maybe the young will finally stand up and fight the status quo, but it will require a little more attention than they have been giving. Source: Ten years after the financial … Continue reading Ten years after the financial crash, the timid left should be full of regrets

Fiscal hawks’ tales of doom do not fly with the young

Fiscal hawks’ tales of doom do not fly with the young

Americans, particularly young Americans, are starting to question the assumptions that underlie some policymakers’ categorical opposition to federal government borrowing. For those hawks who make politically motivated forecasts of doom for the US’s fiscal health, it may be their own credibility that ends up paying a price. Because the threat of doom … Continue reading Fiscal hawks’ tales of doom do not fly with the young