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That is what will preoccupy anyone perusing The Global Minotaur, the polemic he has updated for the latest leg of the crisis. Regrettably it is too. The Global Minotaur has ratings and reviews. Randal said: Continuation of the review of the book Modern Political Economics with additional mat. The Global Minotaur: America, Europe and the future of the Global Economy by Yanis Varoufakis (Zed Books, £).


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To German ears, any call to disperse surpluses smacks of a vagrant hustling loose change for his whisky budget.

Just as the bull-headed monster of Crete the global minotaur fed a gory human tribute, so the US sat until recently at the heart of a system that siphoned capital towards Wall Street.

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Rather, they are symptoms of a much deeper malaise which can be traced all the way back the global minotaur the Great Crash ofthen on through to the s: Just as the Athenians maintained a steady flow of tributes to the Cretan beast, so the 'rest of the world' began the global minotaur incredible amounts of capital to America and Wall Street.

Second, rising global energy costs due to OPEC -led price increases damaged the competitiveness of America's economic rivals.

Thirdly, cheapened labour in USA in the s saw corporate profits rise and made American companies attractive to investors. Forced to go to the global minotaur IMF for help, these countries were told to dismantle their public sectors and to sell off valuable public assets, like water and telecommunications utilities, which were scooped up by Western companies at bargain basement prices.

The drive to use political influence in order to dollarise whole foreign economies, especially in Latin America in the s, is to be understood as part of the same mindset.

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The deep, and deeply wounding for local societiescrises that dollarisation led to in the later s were, in this sense, mere collateral losses during the process of maintaining the Minotaur.

In reality, and since no one knew or really cared to know what they contained, they acted as a form the global minotaur private money that financial institutions and corporations used the global minotaur as a medium of exchange and a store of value.

Hayek blamed the Federal Reserve for the Great Depression.

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He thought that they had printed too much money in the the global minotaur. The moral that he drew from this story was that government could not be trusted to print money and that private banks should have the right to issue their own money. The authors end their story of the Global Minotaur with the following summary: Capitalism cannot be civilized, stabilized or rationalized.

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Because Marx was right. Increasing state power and benevolent interference will not do away with crises. Convinced that its own contradictions would, effectively, force it to commit suicide; he believed that a new the global minotaur order.

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He too was wrong. Because it has Keynes or someone with similar ideas on its side.