We are told we need hope when there is none. Hope is the lingua franca in a society in which the relationship between work and the expected dividends of that work are broken - when you work your ass off and get nowhere. 398 more words
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"The models [in economics] are all wrong.., but we work with wrong models because they are simple, and - of course - because they are useful."
“The models are all wrong. Many people have emphasized that point… That’s what makes economics different. These things are all invalid, but we work with wrong models because they are simple, and – of course – because they are useful.” (Stephen D. 14 more words
Maxwell Counihan is an undergraduate student studying International Relations with a focus on Foreign Policy & National Security at the American University School of International Service. 829 more words
Reading the works of Philip Mirowski is always a guarantee of an idiosyncratic, challenging, and invigorating take on the history of economic thought. Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste 2,546 more words
Growing up most of us have at some point played a board game. Many childhood favorites include Clue, Shoots and Ladders, Candyland, Life, and Monopoly. Could the board games we grow up playing teach us about Neoliberalism? 276 more words