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I was interviewed by the Irish Examiner on how to obtain debt relief on the bank debt unjustly imposed on Irish taxpayers by eurozone policymakers Tweet

Posted 24 Nov 2014 in Blog, Debt, euro, Ireland, Irish Examiner
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I was interviewed on BBC World News on 25 November 2010 by George Alagiah about the euro-zone crisis and whether Portugal and Spain might be affected next. Tweet

Posted 25 Nov 2010 in Blog, Debt, euro, Finance, Media, Spain
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Amid all the euro-phobes' schadenfreude about the euro-zone's travails, it is remarkable that the pound is plunging – not just against the US dollar, but also against the much-maligned euro.  If markets get panicky about the UK government's deficits, we may regret our not-so-splendid isolation from the euro-zone.  Tweet

Posted 02 Mar 2010 in Blog, Britain, Currencies, Debt, Europe