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Public sector is best long-term hope to beat viruses

Public sector is best long-term hope to beat viruses

“In a recent CNN interview, the leading economist, Professor Mariana Mazzucato, of London University – a leading figure in the recently created Camden’s Commission for Economic Renewal, and clearly an economist who believes in the need for government investment in the public sector – pointed out that the successful control of Covid-19 by the quasi-Marxist… more

How to End the Pandemic This Year

How to End the Pandemic This Year

While the world waits with bated breath for a safe, effective, widely available COVID-19 vaccine, another option for ending the pandemic has been staring us in the face. A government-led industrial and coordination strategy to achieve universal testing could bring the crisis to an end in a matter of months. more

Toward a New Fiscal Constitution

Toward a New Fiscal Constitution

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing governments to spend on an unprecedented scale, it’s time to restore the state to its proper role as a rudder for the broader economy. more

No More Free-Lunch Bailouts

No More Free-Lunch Bailouts

With governments spending on a massive scale to mitigate the economic fallout from COVID-19, they should be positioning their economies for a more sustainable future. more