Immigration EU 2019 edition

Home > Uncategorized > Immigration EU 2019 edition Immigration EU 2019 edition Immigration is a hotly debated issue in the EU. To be more precise: immigration from the ‘south’ is hotly debated. Immigration from the East is…

Logic and truth in economics

from Lars Syll To be ‘analytical’ and ‘logical’ is something most people find recommendable. These words have a positive connotation. Scientists think deeper than most other people because they use ‘logical’ and ‘analytical’ methods. In…

The Weekend Quiz – November 28-29, 2020 –…

Here are the answers with discussion for this Weekend’s Quiz. The information provided should help you work out why you missed a question or three! If you haven’t already done the Quiz from yesterday then…

Ecological Economics

Ecological Economics from Asad Zaman Eurocentric history portrays the West as advanced, rational, scientific, and democratic, while the East is superstitious, unscientific, autocratic, and backwards. This poisonous philosophy enabled the incredibly brutal and ruthless violence required for the…

Let the vaccinations begin…

Let’s start to vaccinate as many people as possible as soon as possible. This will, together with other technological solutions like air purifiers, UV-C lamps as well as large scale fast testing, enable us to…

The Weekend Quiz – November 28-29, 2020

 RSS feed billy blog MMT Macroeconomics Textbook – March 2019 Now available for purchase – For details. 2017 book Reclaiming the State: A Progressive Vision of Sovereignty for a Post-Neoliberal World Co-authored with Thomas Fazi.…

‘Mathiness’ in economics

Home > Uncategorized > ‘Mathiness’ in economics ‘Mathiness’ in economics from Lars Syll  In practice, what math does is let macro-economists locate the FWUTVs [facts with unknown truth values] farther away from the discussion of…

British Labour remains unelectable

What are the prospects for the British Labour Party? Since losing office in 2010, they have lost 3 subsequent general elections against one of the worst Tory governments in history. The government exemplifies bumbling incompetence.…

A valid ontology for economics?

from Ikonoclast (originally a comment) The challenge is to develop a valid ontology for economics. In medicine, early theories of disease failed to yield efficacious treatments because their ontology (a theory of basic real existents…