New Book: Money and Government – The Past and Future of Economics

By Robert Skidelsky. From Yale University Press: A critical examination of economics’ past and future, and how it needs to change, by one of the most eminent political economists of our time The dominant view in economics is that money and government should play only minor roles in economic life. Economic outcomes, it is claimed, are … More New Book: Money and Government – The Past and Future of Economics

New Book: All Fall Down – Debt, Deregulation and Financial Crises

By Jane D’Arista. From Edward Elgar: All Fall Down traces the ways in which changes in financial structure and regulation eroded monetary control and led to historically high levels of debt relative to GDP in both developed and emerging economies. Rising stocks of debt drove the global financial system into crisis in 2008 when households, … More New Book: All Fall Down – Debt, Deregulation and Financial Crises

Reclaiming the Tax: Foregrounding the Public Covenant

By Maxximilian Seijo, a graduate student in the Humanities & Cultural Studies Department at the University of South Florida. On November 15th, 2017, Paul Ryan spoke on the House floor in support of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act. He said: I want to especially thank Senator Patty Murray for her willingness to work together … More Reclaiming the Tax: Foregrounding the Public Covenant