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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Week 16: Prat – Kenneth Rogoff and Carmen Reinhardt

April 21, 2013

This Week’s Prats of the Week are Harvard Economists and gurus of austerity economics, Kenneth Rogoff and Carmen Reinhardt for not checking their sums You would never know it from watching the BBC or reading the newspapers but the theoretical basis for austerity economics is extraordinarily thin.   The theoretical underpinning essentially rests on two (yes […]

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Week 16: Villain – Anti Gun Reform US Senators

April 21, 2013

This week, our award for Villain goes to the US Senators who voted against gun reform legislation. Barack Obama must sometimes wonder why he bothers. He is the world’s highest profile casualty of petty office politics. We all have our own examples of the office colleague who is either manipulative, aggressive, dismissive, contrary, or just […]

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