New Internationalist

Articles by Michael Burke

The truth behind Britain’s incredible shrinking economy

Michael Burke explains why the UK’s budget deficit is rising, not falling.

  • July 25, 2012
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What do bond markets think of ‘austerity’?

The answer may not be what you expect, as evidenced by recent events in France. Michael Burke explains.

  • May 17, 2012
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EU summit is another failure for ‘austerity’

Michael Burke considers the likely fallout from Cameron having crossed a line that even Thatcher feared to tread.

  • December 14, 2011
  • 0

Greek debt: drastic haircuts and uncertain regrowth

As the European economic rollercoaster has the markets holding their breath, Michael Burke considers the relation of profits and ‘austerity’.

  • November 2, 2011
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