Eugene Robinson – Reexamining the myth of no-fault capitalism

From all evidence, the issue of economic justice isn’t going away. Break the news gently to Mitt Romney, who seems apoplectic that the whole “rich get richer, poor get poorer” thing is being discussed out loud. In front of the children, for goodness’ sake.

“You know I think it’s fine to talk about those things in quiet rooms,” he told the “Today” show’s Matt Lauer last week. “But the president has made this part of his campaign rally. Everywhere he goes we hear him talking about millionaires and billionaires and executives and Wall Street. It’s a very envy-oriented, attack-oriented approach.” Lire la suite

André Orléan – Il faut définanciariser l’économie

L’économie européenne connaît une crise d’une gravité extrême, sans précédent depuis la crise des années 1930. Elle touche simultanément la finance, la monnaie et l’emploi. Concevoir des réponses appropriées suppose qu’un juste diagnostic soit porté sur la nature des difficultés que nous traversons. Lire la suite