October 31, 2009

Crisis: Liberalism fails where anti-liberalism succeeds

Posted in Europe, Politics, Trade tagged , , , , , , , , at 10:32 by Matthijs Krul

The current economic crisis, despite (or maybe because) of the hullaballoo about its premature ‘end’, gives a good perspective on the failures of liberal economic policy. Precisely those nations that had in the past attempted a get-rich-quick scheme by relying on extreme liberalism to draw in capital in search of unrestricted territory for expansion are now the ones suffering the most from the inevitable cyclical collapse that is attendant on the movement of capital.

Such ‘success stories’ of liberal development as Ireland and Iceland have gone into deep recession. Read the rest of this entry »

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