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Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Hannibal Lecter warns that cannibalism is bad for you

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reiterated its warning - first issued at the January Davos summit of neo-liberalism’s political elite - that austerity is holding back economic recovery. The inevitable sting in the tail is that the IMF is not calling for increased public spending – instead calling for ‘temporary tax cuts’ and infrastructure investment (funded by public sector pay cuts!) to boost demand: