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What would Keynes make of the crisis?

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What would John Maynard Keynes make of the financial crisis and the credit crunch? Author Peter Clarke, former professor of modern British history at Cambridge University, and the former Conservative chancellor Lord Lamont consider whether Mr Keynes's ideas were twisted by modern politicians to support their desires to run big spending deficits.

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