Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fall 2012 Coyote Economist Just Published

For my CSUSB fans: you should check out our Fall 2012 Coyote Economist. This issue has a discussion on the plight of the working classes in the U.S. since 1970; it’s not a pretty picture.  But then again, you should … Continue reading

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Thin men acting in small worlds – or why economic models are both unreal and irrelevant

Good piece by Lars Syll (Thin men acting in small worlds – or why economic models are both unreal and irrelevant).  I don’t really have much more to add, other than to reiterate my frustration with a discipline that is … Continue reading

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Why Obama lost the debate

Good piece, as usual, by Doug Henwood, on Obama’s pathetic performance last night:  Why Obama lost the debate « LBO News from Doug Henwood.

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A disappointing performance

I know he’s a Republican in disguise, but I nevertheless held out for the hope that Obama would at least give lip service to the notion that government has an extremely important role to play in the betterment of society, … Continue reading

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