James Galbraith’s Inequality and Instability updates and motivates two intertwined and core issues facing the world today. Professor Galbraith takes on the macroeconomy, economics profession, and the structural trends in the world economy.
|By: Max Fraad Wolff Saturday April 7, 2012 1:59 pm|
|By: Paul Davidson Sunday March 11, 2012 1:59 pm|
Nicholas Wapshott’s book, Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, attempts to explain the debate that began in the 1930s between two great economists– John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek– regarding the cause of the Great Depression and the implication of possible cures.
|By: SouthernDragon Wednesday December 28, 2011 4:45 am|
A variety of links to articles/interviews on current topics that may, or may not, be of interest.
|By: SouthernDragon Tuesday November 29, 2011 4:45 am|
A variety of links to articles and interviews on current topics that may, or may not, be of interest.
|By: Scarecrow Saturday July 23, 2011 4:00 pm|
On several occasions after the Great Depression began, President Hoover admonished the public and those demanding the government provide economic relief that the nation had run out of money and that it would be irresponsible to borrow and engage in profligate spending. Over 80 years later, we are hearing virtually the same economic gibberish from President Obama.
|By: masaccio Sunday July 10, 2011 10:40 am|
Ignorant Democrats can’t counter the stupid economic theories preached by ignorant Republicans.
|By: bmaz Saturday July 2, 2011 11:15 am|
Well the Obama Administration slid some pretty big news into the holiday weekend trash dump, and for once it is very good news. In a late filing in the Northern District of California (NDCA) case of Golinski v. US Department of Personnel Management, the Department of Justice has formally stated that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional
|By: bmaz Saturday July 2, 2011 8:15 am|
It is not often you see the total implosion of a major criminal case in quite such a spectacular fashion as we have witnessed with the Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) case in the last 24 plus hours.
|By: emptywheel Saturday June 11, 2011 5:00 pm|
Usually, the apparent purpose of hacks is fairly banal. To steal defense secrets. To profit organized crime. To embarrass a political opponent.
But a reported sophisticated hack on the IMF is far more intriguing…
|By: dakine01 Wednesday June 1, 2011 7:15 pm|
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