Patrick Barron has been a consultant to the banking industry since 1985. He teaches Bank Management Simulation at the Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin, Madison and Austrian Economics at the University of Iowa. He has contributed a weekly essay in the Austrian vein to The Bulletin, Philadelphia since 2006. As president of the Right Approach Group, which offers free market solutions to current economic problem, he has spoken at economic conferences at the EU Parliament offices in Brussels, Belgium and Strasbourg, France.
Le Monde reports that the Spanish government is planning on putting “one quarter of the national heritage” up for sale in order to tackle their budget deficit. EuractivLe Monde
The Spanish people have plundered their nation's heritage over a few decades' of socialism. It Is no different than if thieves broke into the Prado, stole all the El Greco's, and sold them in order to live a life of leisure for a few years. Now the money is gone and everyone must go back to work...or steal something else.