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Dangerous experimentation

“Since we decided a few weeks ago to adopt the leaf as legal tender, we have, of course, all become immensely rich.” The Restaurant At The End of The Universe, Douglas Adams Post World War II, there was a system … Continue reading

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While we’re at it, let’s get rid of the IMF too

The IMF is often perceived as a bulwark of neoliberal economics, imposing the “Washington Consensus” on unwilling developing countries. But if the IMF is meant to be spreading the evils of free markets around the world, it is a rather odd sort: The head … Continue reading

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