One way to see the drive for austerity is as an application of a sort of reverse Hippocratic oath: “First, do nothing to mitigate harm”. For the people must suffer if neoliberal reforms are to prosper.
Thursday, June 25, 2009
On positions of influence
So that's why John Manley passed on leading the federal Liberals. Apparently he was more interested in running a group with more influence on federal policy.