Union for Radical Political Economics: Program of Events & Sessions ASSA January 4-6 2019 Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/ Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM ACCOUNTING FOR GENDER DIFFERENTIAL OUTCOMES (IAFFE–URPE Joint Session) Friday 8:00 AM – 10:00 AMHyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover A Chair: Randy Albelda, email@example.com, University of Massachusetts Boston Paper#1: … More URPE @ ASSA 2019
By Michael D. Yates, [Author’s note: This essay is based upon arguments made in Chapter 2 (“Some Theoretical Considerations”) of my book, Can the Working Class Change the World? Unless otherwise noted, the quotes are from this chapter and are either my words or those of someone I am quoting] There is much discussion on the … More Exploitation and Expropriation, or Why Capitalism Must be Attacked with Equal Force on Every Front
U.S. stock markets are on pace to suffer their worst December since 1931 during the Great Depression. In response, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held an emergency meeting with top financial regulators and also convened a separate call with top executives of six major banks. Democracy Now speaks to economist and professor Richard Wolff.
by Étienne Balibar So President [Macron] has spoken. But to whom? That is the first question to be asked. Without ever trying or daring to name those who forced him into this — the famous gilets jaunes — he spoke words of contrition in homoeopathic doses, and, as the press immediately pointed out, ‘granted’ measures … More ‘Gilets jaunes’: the meaning of the confrontation
A professor of economics at Sarah Lawrence College, Jamee Moudud draws on the tradition of critical legal studies to extend the constitutional theory of money to new historical and international contexts. He currently serves on the board of the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law. He is also associate editor for … More Money and Power with Jamee Moudud
By Geoffrey Schneider. From Routledge: In order to fully understand the evolution and future growth of economic systems, we must draw on the lessons of economic history. The 2008 Financial Crisis, for example, mirrored past economic meltdowns with uncanny accuracy. Just like the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Savings and Loan Crisis of … More New Book: The Evolution of Economic Ideas and Systems – A Pluralist Introduction
Fifty years ago next March, a group of scientists, engineers, and activists took to conferences, classrooms, and the streets to protest science that served oppressive and violent ends. War and economic exploitation raged abroad, while here in the US, women’s reproductive health was at risk, biological determinism was used to justify racism and stereotyping, and … More The Return of Radical Science