Category Archives: Thirdway Perspectives

The Third Way is a political position which tries to reconcile right-wing and left-wing politics by advocating a synthesis of mostly right-wing economic and some left-wing social policies.

Systemic Failure of Private Banking: A Case for Public Banks

The
 current 
crisis
 represents
 systemic
 failure
 of
 private
 banking.
The
 private
 nature
 of
 banks
 has
 created
 opacity,
and 
exacerbated
 problems
 of
 liquidity,
bad
 assets 
and
 capital
 shortage.
Furthermore,
private
 banks
 have
 failed
 in
 information
 gathering
 and
 risk
 management. – Research on Money and Finance Continue reading

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Neoliberalism, Income Distribution and the Causes of the Crisis

Neoliberalism has led to a shift in power relations between capital and labour. As a consequence income distribution has shifted sharply in favour of capital. – Research on Money and Finance Continue reading

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Shelter: Housing Budget Announcements

The Government’s budget announcements on housing benefit could push households over the edge, Shelter chief executive Campbell Robb has warned. Continue reading

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