Monthly Archives: August 2012

real political economy and graeber

Jacobin has a “polemical” review of Graeber’s Debt from Mike Beggs, opposing 5,000 years of anecdotes (Graeber, according to Beggs) to something called “real political economy” (presumably what Beggs does). There are some fair points made, but they are all … Continue reading

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on popular austrianisms

David Ruccio posts on the “Return of Hayek,” quoting an older post of his on the popularity of Austrian ideas: I certainly don’t have a complete analysis of why this is the case but I can offer a couple of … Continue reading

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on the internet, nobody knows Obama isn’t a Marxist

I make many mistakes. A while back I set up a google alert for “Federal Reserve.” I was interesting in the broad range of popular, journalistic, and academic representations of the Fed I would find on a daily basis throughout … Continue reading

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