Monthly Archives: October 2013

  1. A Gloriously Irreverent Master Class in Modern Economics

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    22/10/2013 by Don Quijones

    One of the best ways to gain a clear understanding of a complex issue is through the prism of comedy. …
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  2. The Con is On

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    21/10/2013 by Don Quijones

    The following is another fine specimen of stinging, poltically edged verse from RGBS reader Juli (of julijuxtaposed.wordpress.com). Her target this …
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  3. This Is What Happens When a Spanish Judge Sends a Senior Banker to Jail

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    18/10/2013 by Don Quijones

    On October 3rd of this year, Miguel Blesa, the 66-year old former CEO of Caja Madrid, tied the knot with …
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  4. RGBS’s Films of the Week: “Debtocracy”, and “Into the Fire”

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    18/10/2013 by Don Quijones

    What is currently unfolding in Greece, the cradle of Western democracy, is without doubt one of the great tragedies of …
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  5. ECB’s Draghi: Knowing Too Much About Our Big Banks Could Set Off A Panic

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    15/10/2013 by Don Quijones

    This is a guest post by Wolf Richter, of Testosterone Pit.  *** European banks, like all banks, have long been …
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  6. Multi-Trillion Dollar Question: How Much of Our Debt Is “Odious”?

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    13/10/2013 by Don Quijones

    “Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.“ Ambrose Bierce, U.S. journalist and satirist. If …
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  7. We, The People

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    11/10/2013 by Don Quijones

    The following poem, by Juli, is a timely reminder of where sovereign power ultimately resides. That is, in the hands, …
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