Greece: going under | by Michael Roberts

The Greek prime minister George Papandreou’s call for a referendum on the bailout package agreed with the EU leaders and the IMF sounds like a move towards democracy.  The Greek people are apparently going to be asked whether they want to accept or reject massive cuts...
NHI will be cheaper in the end | by Zwelinzima Vavi

NHI will be cheaper in the end | by Zwelinzima Vavi

COSATU GS says the current two tier system is wasteful and unsustainable. Zwelinzima Vavi’s Keynote address to the Emerging Market Healthcare gala dinner, Cape Town, November 19 2011: Thank you very much for inviting me to speak at this prestigious gathering of...
There is nothing wrong with the youth! | by Dick Forslund

There is nothing wrong with the youth! | by Dick Forslund

Youth labour more attractive, but in abundant supply The campaign for a youth wage subsidy fits well with the “common sense” truth in the business press that ordinary wages are too high and unions are too strong. The youth wage subsidy is just “an entry point to a...