Pride and Prejudice and the Market in Marriages

By: Sunday April 6, 2014 10:30 am

Pride and Prejudice is a failure as a work of art. It should be rewritten so that all of the characters conform to Becker’s idea of competitors in the marriage market.


Voting For Neoliberal Democrats As The Lesser Of Two Evils

By: Sunday March 30, 2014 10:30 am

Vote for Neoliberal Democrats. They might drop a crumb on the floor for you to lick up.

Emergence and Markets

By: Sunday March 23, 2014 10:30 am

Hayek and his followers, neoliberals all, believe that markets should be constructed in such a way that the only consideration is financial efficiency, meaning that the rich get richer, and all externalities of production and consumption are ignored. Who really needs the Gulf of Mexico or the Ogallala Aquifer, when BP and Koch Industries want to drill, drill, drill and move that bitumen.

Markets Are Not Emergent Phenomena

By: Sunday March 16, 2014 10:37 am

Neoliberal economists deploy words from intellectual disciplines to bamboozle you into thinking they know something.

Control of Markets in Foucault’s The Birth of Biopolitics

By: Thursday March 13, 2014 3:01 pm

Foucault’s neoliberalism isn’t what libertarians think it should be. Government has a role to play: quashing turbo-capitalism.

Liberalism and the Neoliberal Reaction

By: Sunday March 9, 2014 10:49 am

The Birth of Biopolitics describes the history of several transitions in the forms of government.

Fetishized Markets and the Death of Democracy

By: Sunday February 9, 2014 10:30 am

Letting corporations make decisions about social matters like food supplies and using government to enforce those decisions is profoundly anti-democratic.

Simple Theories of Everything

By: Sunday February 2, 2014 10:30 am

The simple ideas of the Chicago School are simply wrong.

A Market of Crooks and Naïfs

By: Sunday December 8, 2013 10:32 am

We need to stop tweaking the efficient market hypothesis and create models that resemble the circus that is the reality-based stock market.

How We Govern Our Selves and Ourselves

By: Sunday November 10, 2013 11:00 am

What kind of person fits into a neoliberal Market society? Not anyone I’d like to hang out with.

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