Posts Tagged ‘miscellaneous’

It’s alive!

Posted: 29 March 2017 in Uncategorized
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Trumponomics

Posted: 22 March 2017 in Uncategorized
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TRUMPONOMICS

Part 1 of the Real-World Economics Review on the causes and consequences of Trumponomics is now available.

Here is the direct link to my own contribution, “Class and Trumponomics” (pdf).

Part 2, with additional essays on Trumponomics, will be available next week.

And both issues will combined for a book that will be published in late April.

Travel days

Posted: 13 January 2017 in Uncategorized
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I’ll be traveling for the next 3 days or so. No posts then until I arrive. . .

RIP in 2016

Posted: 5 January 2017 in Uncategorized
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“Don’t waste any time mourning. Organize!” was Joe Hill’s advice to “Big Bill” Haywood in one of the last telegrams he sent before being executed in 1915.

But that doesn’t mean we should fail to mark notable deaths in 2016. Here are some of the ones I noted on the blog:

Paul Kantner

Jazz Record Mart

Gato Barbieri

Merle Haggard

Daniel Berrigan

Rudy Van Gelder

Fred Hellerman

Speaking of Joe Hill, here are two songs—one from a famous singer who’s no longer with us, and one from someone who fortunately still is. . .

Cartoons of 2016

Posted: 5 January 2017 in Uncategorized
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From what I hear, many regular readers have come to expect their cartoon(s) of the day.

The amazing thing is, I never run out (although, truth be told, I sometimes have to work a bit harder to find cartoons that have not already appeared on this blog). That’s because there are many amazing cartoonists out there, and because events that are tailor-made for cartooning just keep happening.

In any case, here’s a small sample of the cartoons that appeared on this blog during 2016.

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Charts of the year

Posted: 4 January 2017 in Uncategorized
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As regular readers of this blog know, I try to make available and critically interpret charts of data—both to challenge others’ arguments and to provide a foundation for my own.

Last year, I spent much more time using publicly available data to make my own charts, which readers are free to use for their own purposes.

Here are some of those charts (just click on each chart to go to the post in which it originally appeared).

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Last year, as I reported the other day, I published over 800 new posts.

I’ve never done this before. However, I decided to look back over the year and choose one post for each month of 2016:

January—Liberal ideology

February—Who are the capitalists?

March—Yea, they’re angry!

April—Life among the liberal econ

May—Letting capitalism off the hook

June—Globalization, inequality, and imperialism

July—Trump and the Prosperity Gospel

August—The Mandibles and dystopian finance fiction

September—What about the white working-class?

October—Nobel economics—or why does capital hire labor?

November—Condition of the working-class in the United States

December—China syndrome

Enjoy!