Rather than deal with our own inadequacies, Americans seek some other to blame.
Capitalism vs. Democracy – NYTimes.com
Thomas Piketty’s new book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” described by one French newspaper as a “a political and theoretical bulldozer,” defies left and right
Colleges are teaching economics backwards
…here’s one temporary fix for introductory economics: teach it backwards. Reversing the order in which introductory economic classes are taught today might be the easiest
Freelance Nation: How to Become a Part-Time Worker Without Really Trying | The Nation
This originally appeared as a Tomgram over at Tomdispatch and was picked up by the Nation… …what a weird economic downturn and recovery this has
the escape from reality
Originally posted on coromandal:
Here is the economist John K. Galbraith making two more excellent points about the popularity and insanity of speculation. He describes two…
Decline and fall: how American society unravelled | World news | The Guardian
In or around 1978, America’s character changed. For almost half a century, the United States had been a relatively egalitarian, secure, middle-class democracy, with structures
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