Get real!

Posted: 3 July 2012 in Uncategorized
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David Wojnarowicz, “Untitled (from the Ant Series)” (1988-89)

I’m not convinced that studying ants and brain scans is going to save mainstream—neoclassical and Keynesian—economics in the midst of the Second Great Depression.

But Sara Ledwith and Antonella Ciancio are on to something when they observe,

An increasing number of teachers argue that the textbooks, some by experts who didn’t see the crisis coming, are divorced from reality, inconsistent, dull, and, in a crisis that has gripped the globe for more than four years, even dangerous.

  1. […] And I have used pieces by Wojnarowicz twice before on this blog, here and here. […]

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