DAVID STUCKLER + SANJAY BASU ~ THE BODY ECONOMIC

~ TTWBMORATOAPS ~ The Theory Was Based More On Repeated Assertion Than On Actual Practical Success

~ TSCFARBDDA-NTMMBOUA ~ The Situation Called For A Reality-Based Data-Driven Approach – Not Theoretical Mathematical Models Based On Untestable Assumptions

~ TAATA ~ There Are Alternatives To Austerity

~ TIS ~ The Icelandic Solution

~ CP ~ Collective Punishment

~ TLOHMUWDEGWLU ~ The Logic Of How Mass Unemployment Would Drive Economic Growth Was Left Unexplained

~ AS ~ Austerity Suicides

~ HF ~ Housing First

~ SPSL ~ Social Protection Saves Lives

~ AAHIEOTHAECOTR ~ Austerity’s Advocates Have Ignored Evidence Of The Health And Economic Consequences Of Their Recommendations

~ PSWSFPG ~ Privatizing Social Welfare Systems For Personal Gain

~ TPOAPTSTPLTLTG-TPHBRPFIRBPAP ~ The Proponents Of Austerity Promise That Short-Term Pain Leads To Long-Term Gain – That Promise Has Been Repeatedly Proven False In Recessions Both Past And Present

~ AIAC-AWDHTCI ~ Austerity Is A Choice – And We Don’t Have To Choose It

~ TFSITITPTASBE-ATTAN ~ The First Step Is To Identify Those Policies That Are Supported By Evidence – And Those That Are Not

~ WSSHWCEODTIAB ~ With Stakes So High, We Cannot Entrust Our Decisions To Ideologies And Beliefs

~ BOPSTAEI-NFFAHE ~ Based On Preconceived Social Theories And Economic Ideologies – Not Facts, Figures, And Hard Evidence

~ FDTW-WNTKTFCOOPC ~ For Democracies To Work – We Need To Know The Full Consequences Of Our Policy Choices

~ TUSOASWIIP~ The Ultimate Source Of Any Society’s Wealth Is Its People

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