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February (2 posts)

  1. THE ECONOMISTS' NEW CLOTHES

    Tuesday 23 February 2010, 13:39

    Adam Curtis Adam Curtis

    It is astonishing that everything about the credit crisis is still discussed in the technical terms of economics. Although, as most commentators agree, almost all economists failed to predict the financial crisis that swept through the western economies in 2008 - we still slavishly discuss and analyse...

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  2. DO PEOPLE HECKLE?

    Wednesday 10 February 2010, 16:24

    Adam Curtis Adam Curtis

    In 1966 one of the most brilliant American New Wave movie directors - Joseph Strick - made a documentary for the BBC. It was about heckling in the British general election of that year. It is great piece of verite film-making.

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    Strick is still making films, and lives in Paris. He has now approached me...

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