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Good analysis by Caroline Freund: “Trump did not win the white working class, Clinton lost it.” Source: The working class’s role in Trump’s election | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal
The spring quarter Coyote Economist, issued by the Department of Economics at CSUSB, has just been published. The lead article is a piece on the political economics of Mexican immigration, written by yours truly. There’s also an article introducing the … Continue reading
A concise, animated, summary of the role the media plays in producing and reproducing the dominant narrative as explained in Manufacturing Consent (published by Edward Herman, Noam Chomsky, and Edward Said in 1988).
The Winter Quarter Coyote Economist hit the newsstands last week. The lead article is by Professor Daniel MacDonald focusing on the political economic dynamics leading up to Trump’s win. You can also find information on student scholarships, ODE (the honor … Continue reading
Due to personal circumstances I have been absent for quite some time (years), doing no more than to post my department’s quarterly Coyote Economist. The clouds have been slowly parting and I’m beginning to feel alive once again. I’ve learned … Continue reading
Earlier this week I wrote an essay for our departmental newsletter, The Coyote Economist. In that piece I offer an assessment of the economic proposals of the top two presidential candidates, Clinton and Trump. A slightly amended version, I like … Continue reading