"These policies are weakening the economy’s ability to cope with growing debt levels. Without a strong recovery, tax revenues will fail to rise and future budgets will simply embed that deficit into the economy." By Mark Coughlan | 8th March 2010 4 Comments 28 individuals, all economists or social scientists, have signed an open letter which has been printed on the opinion pages of today’s Irish Times. Synopsis: “Government; you’re doing it wrong.” Contextual note: most (all?) of the signataries would be generally perceived to be of the Left. Members of TASC and contributors to Ireland After Nama are amongst the 28.