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Vote on European Financial Stability Fund (EFSF) in the offing – People’s Movement


Will we approve the ESM without a referendum? Ollie Rehn has said that he expects euro-zone countries to quickly agree—by September at the latest—to widen the scope of the European Financial Stability Fund that was agreed at a summit meeting … Continue reading

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“Italy, Spain tumbling because 1 problematic structure (EFSF) conjured to prop up another (eurozone)” – Varoufakis


From Yanis Varoufakis – Why Italy? Why Spain? And why the EFSF’s size does not matter: Italy and Spain are tumbling because one problematic structure (the European Financial Stability Fund, the EFSF) has been conjured up in order to prop … Continue reading

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Back where we started? Deal agreed at EU summit rests on some heroic assumptions (People’s Movement)


Back where we started? Euro-zone leaders took some measures last week to save their currency. But the deal agreed at the EU summit rests on some heroic assumptions. Moreover, with the confusion over figures and formulas that arose in its … Continue reading

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Total EU/IMF profit on Irish loans to exceed €13 billion (Irish Democrat)


Speaking in response to new figures released by the Department of Finance on Wednesday 13th July, Sinn Féin Finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty TD has said that the total EU/IMF profit on loans to Ireland will exceed €13 billion. Dail Questions … Continue reading

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B-DAY (Prenounced “Bidet”) – Phoenix Magazine: Reject ‘This Economic Death Warrant’


From Goldhawk at Phoenix Magazine, December 3, 2010, pp.3-4 – The National Interest: Why this Budget Must Be Defeated (subscription required – or just buy it in your newsagent): This economic death warrant planned by the government now faces the … Continue reading

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