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READ OF THE WEEK: “By whatever means necessary!”: Surviving in post-2000 Zimbabwe

“By whatever means necessary!”: surviving in post-2000 Zimbabwe by Victor Gwande (Doctoral Candidate at International Studies Group (University of the Free State, South Africa)

Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, Zimbabwe has experienced rapid economic decline. 144 more words

Building an economy for the people

The excellent book Building an economy for the people, which was published before Jeremy Corbyn’s election as leader of the Labour Party, but which preaged much of the thinking that has developed around te prospects of a Labour government of a new type,  is out of print. 56 more words

Labour Movement

Why We Should Care About Tax Policy

Originally Published: 04/14/2015 03:03 pm ET │Updated Jun 14, 2015

Co-authored by Heather McCulloch, DirectorTax Alliance for Economic Mobility and Dedrick Asante-Muhammad… 719 more words

Preserving tradition through innovation

“Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship…the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.”― Peter F. Drucker

I’m deeply fond of my Country despite all its flaws and faults and I can’t give up accepting that this phase of recession will waste our excellence in every traditional  profession.  689 more words


How Economics Survived the Economic Crisis - Robert Skidelsky * Good enough for government work? Macroeconomics since the crisis - Paul Krugman.

Unlike the Great Depression of the 1930s, which produced Keynesian economics, and the stagflation of the 1970s, which gave rise to Milton Friedman’s monetarism, the Great Recession has elicited no such response from the economics profession. 7,112 more words

Economics 101

What happened when the US last introduced tariffs? - Dominic Rushe.


Willis Hawley and Reed Smoot were reviled for a bill blamed for triggering the Great Depression. Will Trump follow their lead?

America inches towards a potential trade war over steel prices, can Donald Trump hear whispering voices? 1,464 more words

US Politics