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Sun Jun 23, 2013, 03:22 PM

Mark Blyth: Austerity -- The History of a Dangerous Idea

If you watch one thing this week, then watch this lecture by political economist, and my favorite capitalist, Mark Blyth. The bits about the pre-WWII Japanese and German economies are particularly interesting.

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unrepentant progress Jun 2013 OP
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midnight Jun 2013 #2
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Response to unrepentant progress (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 07:04 PM

1. Excellent Presentation on Economic History!

 

Thanks!

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Sun Jun 23, 2013, 07:56 PM

2. I was listening to this while moving around and missed some parts, but the idea that this man

left me with is that the system is rigged and with debt.

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Response to midnight (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 08:29 PM

3. Aye

All this has happened before, and will happen again. It's the same bad idea we keep repeating. Well, when I say we, I mean the rich. Blyth however is much more hopeful than I am.

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