The Weekend Quiz – October 31-November 1, 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.…

Is economics value-free?

Home > Uncategorized > Is economics value-free? Is economics value-free? from Lars Syll I’ve subsequently stayed away from the minimum wage literature for a number of reasons. First, it cost me a lot of friends.…

The algorithms of wealth accumulation

from Ikonoclast  (originally a comment) Capitalism is already an algorithmically determined system on the financial economy / financial accounts side and it has been so at least since the 1850s. The axioms and algorithms of…

Economists have no ears

from Steve Keen Thomas Kuhn once famously described textbooks as the vehicle by which students learn how to do “normal science” in an academic discipline. Economic textbooks clearly fulfil this function, but the pity is…

Drain the (corporate) swamp

Today, I celebrate – my home town of Melbourne has recorded zero new infections for the second time since June 9, 2020 and zero deaths. A consecutive day of double zero. My Melbourne band Pressure…