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Confessions of an Erratic Marxist: Keynote speech, Subversive Festival, Zagreb, Croatia – 14th May 2013

To listen (as audio only) to my keynote speech at the 6th Subversive Festival (Kino Europa, Zagreb), 14th May 2013, click CONFESSIONS OF AN ERRATIC MARXIST. For the complete program click here. For the abstract as well as full text of my talk…

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"We all live under the dark cloud of the same crisis" James Galbraith at Germany’s IG Metall Trades Union Congress, 7th December 2012

There is only one crisis. The various ‘episodes’ of  US subprime mortgages, European and American banks, Greek debt, the recession of the Eurozone today, the trials and tribulations of Ireland, etc., all these are part of the very same, deeply interconnected world crisis. Pretending otherwise is fuel that gives this global crisis another lease of life, […]

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At the Kreisky Forum: Why have Europe's social democrats surrendered to the toxic logic of current policies?

On 5th December, I had the great pleasure of addressing a splendid audience at the Kreisky Forum, in Vienna. My theme was, surprise surprise, the European Crisis in its Global Context. Nevertheless, in view of the very special venue (dedicated to the late Chancellor Bruno Kreisky, and delivered in his former home), I was compelled to […]

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Political paralysis and the Eurozone crisis: USI Web Conference

USI (Union Solidarity International) paid me the complement, on the occasion of the Pan-European Trades Union Action against Austerity, of organising a Web Conference to discuss my take on the Eurozone Crisis. To visit their relevant webpage, click here. In the following video, I had a chance to offer an update on where we stand, […]

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The Modest Proposal in Berlin – INET Conference, 13th April 2012

The invitation to address INET’s Berlin Conference, and to deliver a fresh version of the Modest Proposal, gave me the impetus to revisit the latter. The extended summary below (of my INET talk) will soon spawn Version 3.0 of the Modest Proposal. Europe’s strategy for dealing with the Euro Crisis has been to ringfence, at […]

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The Modest Proposal in the European Parliament: Varoufakis and Holland, on video, presenting

On Thursday 1st December, Stuart Holland and I presented our Modest Proposal to members of the European Parliament. Here is a compilation of one of our presentations – the one featured was hosted by the EU Parliament’s Left Caucus. (While I believe that the eurozone is probably incapable of adopting a rational solution package, like […]

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The Global Minotaur: The Crash of 2008 and the Euro-Zone Crisis in Historical Perspective. Columbia University, Nov. 2011

    On 9th November 2011, Mark Mazower (Professor of History at Columbia University) kindly organised an event, at the University of Columbia, to launch my recent book (The Global Minotaur: America, the true causes of the world economy and the future of the world economy). Justin Fox (author of The Myth of the Rational Market) […]