Tag Archive for Austerity

IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Cyprus Options for Short-Term Expenditure Rationalization

Increasing public spending had contributed to a substantial deterioration of public finances in Cyprus over recent years. To address fiscal imbalances, the government introduced an initial set of fiscal reform’s in late 2012. However, additional measures are needed to ensure the sustainability of public finances. The size of the necessary adjustment will depend, among other things, on the magnitude of spillovers from financial sector restructuring.

UK Communities Secretary Letter to David Cameron Warning of Homelessness Following Welfare Reform

Letter from the personal secretary of UK Communities Secretary Eric Pickles originally leaked to the Observer. It states that part of the current government’s “welfare reform” policies, namely an “overall benefits cap”, in the UK will make 40,000 more families homeless if it is instated, disproportionately affecting those families and creating greater costs for taxpayers.

London Anti-Austerity Protest Photos March 2011

Vasco Alves – http://www.flickr.com/photos/vascoalvo/ Garry Knight – http://www.flickr.com/photos/garryknight/ .alter – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pietrogarrone/ churchofpunk – http://www.flickr.com/photos/17251154@N00/ MadAdminSkillz – http://www.flickr.com/photos/silince/ ang-st – http://www.flickr.com/photos/andyangst/ E. Mellino – http://www.flickr.com/photos/37051152@N03/

French Protest Photos October 2010

akynou – http://www.flickr.com/photos/akynou/ Serge Grosclaude – http://www.flickr.com/photos/8895916@N06/ La Monolecte – http://www.flickr.com/photos/monolecte/ Mesli – http://www.flickr.com/photos/mesli/ marcovdz – http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcovdz/ Fabien Decker – http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabien_becker/ samsofy – http://www.flickr.com/photos/samsofy/ Frederic Minois – http://www.flickr.com/photos/cirderf/ tehf0x – http://www.flickr.com/photos/tehf0x/ Jean-Baptiste Lequere – http://www.flickr.com/photos/lequerejeanbaptiste/ Renaud Moisson-Leclerc – http://www.flickr.com/photos/53992746@N00/ trashpo21…