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Against Economics
Mainstream economists nowadays might not be particularly good at predicting financial crashes, facilitating general prosperity, or coming up with models for preventing climate change, but when it comes to establishing themselves in positions of intellectual authority, unaffected by such failings, their success is unparalleled. One would have to look at the history of religions to find anything like it.
economics  critique  history  books  review  money  policy  economy  political 
11 weeks ago by driscoll
When Alan Met Ayn: “Atlas Shrugged” And Our Tanked Economy | The Awl
In case you wanted to know about the mentality of many of the people on Wall Street, read this. It's a bit scary.
Objectivism  objectivist  theory  economy  economics  reading  history  America  libertarian  satanism 
january 2013 by driscoll
On the Media -September 2, 2005
virtual economy, .xxx TLD, fantasy sports
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september 2005 by driscoll

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