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Your essential Easter weekend reader — my personal pick of the week’s must-reads

Papers - Some rights reserved by NS MewsflashIt’s Sunday afternoon, so here are a baker’s dozen of thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices, culled from all those I’ve linked to this past fortnight. You can follow me on Delicious here.

Even Britain has now abandoned austerity – Anatole Kaletsky highlights the abandonment of Plan A: “While Osborne repeated his mantra that “you can’t cure a crisis caused by debt with more debt,” he will now do exactly this by creating a British equivalent of government-guaranteed Fannie Mae mortgages to …

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    John Marriot "if you don't like it go and live Sweden"! And you even included a historical jibe to invoke the idea that they're still...
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    @Steve Trevethan "Why does the State borrow money when it can create it?" Because creating money without increasing productivity creates inflation. If the stock of...
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    Thanks! Why does the State borrow money when it can create it? Why do we pay foreigners for our own money?
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    but as our liberty is denied, Helen whatever the reason the fight back will intensify even if irrational. Is it wrong for us a political...
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    Mary - to complete the mutual admiration circle, I liked your comments on books in W Indian schools. I participated in a programme some years...
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    I couldnt agree more, the delay gives us all time to think & perhaps time to get some hint of what comes next. Right now...