The next meeting of Economists Against Austerity is pleased to have Michael Meacher MP to make a presentation on his book, The State We Need http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-State-We-Need-Renaissance/dp/184954588X .
The economic alternative outlined here is posed as a necessary first step in the replacement of the failed neo-conservative market model. In effect it argues for a thorough-going reform of the capitalist system.
We are also pleased that discussant will be Geoff Tily, the author of Keynes Betrayed http://us.macmillan.com/keynesbetrayed/GeoffTily .
The State We Need
Michael Meacher MP
Portcullis House, Thatcher Room 6.30-8.30pm
The prior EAA meeting agreed to affiliate to Euro-pen (the European network of progressive economists) and to try to emulate some of the success of our French colleagues in Les économistes atterrés by producing a short manifesto to address the economic crisis. We can begin this discussion at the next meeting.
NB: Security at Parliament has been very slow…
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