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Free People, Free Markets

Quote from the WSJ celebrating its 125th anniversary:

The answer to our current slow growth and self-doubt isn’t a set of magical “new ideas” or some unknown orator from the provinces.

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Right to Recall

BJP government has started its economic policy which resembles to that of Congress with very minute differences with additional rhetoric.
Social media, which was flooded by the BJP paid trolls, is free of them as they are no more being paid, hence looks deserted, while AAP volunteers maintain their presence, yet very few trending! 164 more words

"Beliefs, Facts And Money": Conservative Delusions About Inflation

On Sunday The Times published an article by the political scientist Brendan Nyhan about a troubling aspect of the current American scene — the stark partisan divide over issues that should be simply factual, like whether the planet is warming or evolution happened. 742 more words

Republicans

How Local Government Destroys the Economy

Massachusetts is in the news today, as the locally dominant Partners Healthcare prepares to gobble up more hospitals.  Partners began in 1994 with the merger of Mass General and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a merger that granted the new entity substantial market power.   458 more words

Political Economy

Is the Economic Crisis a Crisis for Economics? Part 4: Masters of the Universe?

This is part 4 in my series on economics and the crisis, which asks whether economics is really responsible for policy, and if so, how these policies may have contributed to the financial crisis. 794 more words

Economics

Hello, Jewel: World News Forum Commentary

Commentary on a post by Gen Vanasco in the World News Forum

Hello, Jewel. I vaguely remember this last CPAC convention. Basically, a bunch of rich donors to the New American Reich gather to have sunshine blown in their ears and write checks. 500 more words

Politics

T-(rompe-l’Oeil)-LTRO

Until there is a clear solution to the issue of monitoring the use of funds, the additional “T” is just a Trompe-l’œil

Yesterday the ECB’s Governing Council unveiled…

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Economics/Economia