fix articles 389659, maggie thatcher
Under the Gun in Ireland (tags)
A visit to the occupied North of Ireland in 1983. Happy Paddy's Day!
The Dislocation of Homo Oeconomicus (tags)
"Students rate the teachers and demand a very specific kind of knowledge from them: it should be measurable, packaged and practical and cannot contain any uncertainties. Experimenting or thinking is not desired. There is a relation between service-provider and customer..."
Economist criticizes "pathological allegience" to economic models (tags)
The crisis was born when Maggie Thatcher and then Bill Clinton deregulated the financial markets. The explosive force that was detonated was incalculable. Economics gave support because it provides models.
Greed, the Corrupt System and Shadow Banking (tags)
A sudden change of thought patterns has occurred. For thirty years, the dogmas were in effect: trust in the self-healing powers of the market, the sleek state is the best of all possible states and economic policy will be unnecessary if the central banks fights inflation.
"The Market is not a Safe Bank" by Helmut Schmidt (tags)
This crisis was avoidable. The fact that American investment banks are not subject to any normal bank supervision is scandalous. Financial transactions must be subject to rules and security standards. The heavier the traffic, the more rules and regulations are needed.
HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE THE FATHER OF A THOUSAND DEAD? (tags)
HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE THE FATHER OF A THOUSAND DEAD?
"Our Religion is called America": Interview with Norman Mailer (tags)
"Now we act as though we rescued these people from terror. There is no reason to eulogize or praise ourselves to the skies. America is not a noble country.. Flag conservatives live in the illusion that America is the good and the only hope for the world."
BBC News Investigation: GOP $4 Million to Fix Election (tags)
You don't need to believe a bunch of "grubby left wing eco-anarchists," or whatever the Bu$h propaganda mill is calling us this week. Here, you have a chance to believe Maggie Thatcher's privatized BBC, as it blows the lid off the Florida election fraud, kicks ass, and takes names. It appears that the UK has finally gotten the last laugh from 1776.