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The Austerity Delusion

May 23rd, 2013

Episode 65 of 454 episodes

Political economist and YouTube sensation Mark Blyth argues that austerity policies are downright dangerous: they reward the architects of the crisis, create political instability and income inequality and almost always lead to low growth.

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