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Two takes on the new economics

Two events during October, one in Bristol and one in Brussels, give evidence that notwithstanding the capitulation of Greece’s Syriza to the Eurogroup’s shameless intransigence, anti-austerity economics is gaining ground in Europe in tandem with the gathering social movements across … Continue reading

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Down there in Buenos Aires

Arriving in Buenos Aires the day after the Labour Party leadership election results were declared, I was impressed to discover that practically everyone I talked to during the ensuing week—whether economist, sociologist, journalist, workman or community activist—already knew Jeremy Corbyn’s … Continue reading

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Greece, Europe, Undemocracy

This film is a chapter from the forthcoming feature documentary, Money Puzzles, a film about money, debt and the fight against austerity. Money Puzzles is conceived as a follow up to the filmmakers’ award winning film, Secret City. Whereas Secret … Continue reading

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Filming the Greek Crisis

Athens, 20 July 2015 Two weeks after the referendum in which the Greek people delivered an overwhelming No to Austerity, one week after the Syriza government nonetheless accepted the terms dictated by Brussels, many people in Greece feel either betrayed … Continue reading

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Greece on the Edge? The Film

The mood in Athens as Greece approaches the crunch. Greece is being punished by the obstinate, pig-headed, anti-democratic plutocracy of the EU and the IMF for the crime of electing the wrong government, a government that opposes austerity as a … Continue reading

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New government, shite

Farage, good riddance. Greens, good vote share. SNP, amazing. Labour, pathetic. Lib-Dems dug their own grave. New government, shite. Turnout, poor, but UKIP vote share depressingly high. So now, good people, brace yourselves. And Europe, Scotland, watch out. Recommend on Facebook … Continue reading

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