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This is the grave of William Niskanen. When I say mean things about how the field of economics is permanently damaged from being filled with servile lickspittles for capitalists, having done tremendous damage to the working people of this nation and the world in the last half-century, Niskanen is part of the reason why. He […]

Trump’s Economic Message

In General
On December 3, 2016
Despite the attempts by many people to say that economics and economic messaging had nothing to do with Trump’s victory on November 8, as I have stated repeatedly, Trump’s victory had to do with both race and class, as well as with misogyny, with evangelicals seeing (correctly probably) that Pence is going to be driving […]
Tyler Cowen’s solutions to poverty would not have been original in 1890: You and other thinkers on the right have proposed that cultural factors play a large role in the widening income gap. What are you suggesting? Note that the observed stagnation in earnings has plagued male earners, not women. Women continue to do better […]
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