Monthly Archives: September 2012

A funny thing happened on the way to the teaching of neoclassical economics

Good piece by David Ruccio “A funny thing happened on the way to the teaching of neoclassical economics.”  I’m teaching intermediate microeconomics this quarter and doing my best to introduce the neoclassical theory of value and distribution in a theoretical … Continue reading

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Doug Henwood’s comments on the Chicago Teachers Union Strike

In the last few days Doug Henwood, on his LBO News blog, has been posting  – as he always does – spot-on critiques of the union bashing perspective so common to U.S. culture, not simply among the right wingers and the … Continue reading

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Deep Sleep and Other News « Real-World Economics Review Blog

The following piece, by Peter Radford, does a nice job of outlining the political divide within the U.S. and, in addition, the depth of economic ignorance and committment to ideology on the part of the media, the right-wing nuts (annoyingly … Continue reading

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