the threads of forbearance and liquidity holding up the balance sheets of the private banking system are growing perilously thin, writes Ann Pettifor.
Author Archives: Ann Pettifor
Ann Pettifor looks to the economy in 2012, and is not hopeful about what she sees.
Ann Pettifor explains how the current European Union summit is futile – we are in a global financial crisis, not just a crisis of the eurozone.
Explaining Britain’s abysmally low growth, Ann Pettifor pushes a metaphor to its logical conclusion.
George Osborne vowed “to speak truth to power and wealth” at the Tory party conference this week – but dare he speak economic truth to the rest of us?
With the eurozone engulfed in a semi-permanent state of crisis, Ann Pettifor outlines five steps the global Left can take towards a Plan B.
Instead of disciplining financiers, politicians have disciplined taxpayers, and used ‘austerity’ to force the broader economy to bow to the finance sector.
Ann Pettifor reports on the latest grim news from the high street today, and outlines possible solutions to the downturn.
Leading economist Ann Pettifor, co-founder of the think tank PRIME, on how shadow chancellor Ed Balls walked straight into the Tory trap in his LSE speech yesterday.
One of the reasons that economies are being crucified on the cross of ‘austerity’ is the discrediting of so-called Keynesian policies of the 1970s, writes Ann Pettifor.