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The Economic Consequences of the Peace: inevitable fruits of the War and the avoidable misfortunes of the Peace

“We will get out of her all you can squeeze out of a lemon and a bit more. I will squeeze her until you can hear the pips squeak.” 1,704 more words

Political Thought

The Father of Invention

This is the eighth in a series on The Harvard Classics; the rest of the posts are available here. Volume VIII: Nine Greek Dramas… 381 more words

American Beer

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs: A Work Rant

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“On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs: A Work Rant” by David Graeber

Printed: Issue 3 The Summer Of… August 2013

“But rather than allowing a massive reduction of working hours to free the world’s population to pursue their own projects, pleasures, visions, and ideas, we have seen the ballooning of not even so much of the ‘service’ sector as of the administrative sector, up to and including the creation of whole new industries like financial services or telemarketing, or the unprecedented expansion of sectors like corporate law, academic and health administration, human resources, and public relations. 651 more words


Animal Spirits Peer Pressurin’ Keynes

Animal spirits are involved in a whole lot of our decision making. The famous economist, John Maynard Keynes knew this all along. 950 more words


What is Economics? Read Keynes' definition

In July 1938, an English economist Roy Harrod sent John Maynard Keynes his lecture “Scope and Method of Economics” which he intended to deliver as a Presidential Address at one of the sections of the British Association. 345 more words

Oleg Komlik

The Sphere of Economics Few Talk About

What’s the first image that pops into your head when you hear the word, “Economist?” If it’s someone that’s at a computer, crunching numbers and blowing the minds of many, you’re technically not wrong. 607 more words


Are you flexible?

“When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?”

(John Maynard Keynes)