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“Hard decisions needed to stop this runaway train” by Alison O’Connor, Irish Independent (Bernard Lietaer quoted)

August 23, 2011 – 10:01 am |

You don’t need a degree in economics — in fact you don’t even need to be numerate — to realise that the European Union is making a dog’s dinner of the economic crisis.
Ignore the financial …