The Slave, the Settler and Us
Just like “sustainability”, “inclusive growth” risks being an empty signifier. So let’s start with an easier question: can a country both maintain growth and assure a high level of equality? History – at least that part of history where man has a say – shows that growth plus equality is […]
Does quiet on the streets mean austerity has been accepted in Lithuania?
The austerity issue is based on spending less. But if governments spend less, people believe they are being robbed of their jobs and income, and citizens start protesting in the streets. Yet despite severe public spending cuts in Lithuania of a relative magnitude to those in Spain and Greece, Lithuanians […]