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Nah. It tells the story of the painless-in-the-short-term alternatives.

Jerome, I can't help but see some irony here.

Aren't you the same person who appropriately and tirelessly denounces the neocon ideology of endless "reforms" as published in the pages of the Financial Times, the Economist, the Wall Street Journal and other outlets, this endless droning of "necessary pain" that, in the imagination of those plutocratic pukes, the populace must suffer through for the "benefit of the society at large" (and the very actual benefit of their rich patrons)?


by Francois in Paris on Mon Jul 9th, 2007 at 01:09:55 AM EST
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I suppose the neolibs are happy to spend political capital (and the necessary PR) for 'reforms' that they really want, as opposed to for reforms that are actually necessary.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Mon Jul 9th, 2007 at 03:20:50 PM EST
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It was written mostly for the snark value but I'm always a bit troubled by the social engineering implicit to most of the energy/degrowth discourse.

But, heck, I have my own social agenda with nuclear power...

Just a thought.

by Francois in Paris on Tue Jul 10th, 2007 at 01:59:23 AM EST
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