Category Archives: Political Economy

Schumpeter and the Future?

            Brad Delong argues that while dead almost six decades, Joseph Schumpeter’s economics are to the 21st century what Keynes was to the 20th century.[1] This is interesting to me because Schumpeter seemed to me to be very much stuck … Continue reading

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A Socialist Vision for Today

The prospect of socialism is a dim one. The demise of Soviet style socialism/communism was followed by the decline of welfare-liberalism in the west (particularly in the United States and the United Kingdom). We even see the adaptation of market-authoritarianism … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Karl Marx

With Karl Marx’s birthday coming up on Tuesday (he was born on May 5, 1818), I though that I would share some thoughts. Enjoy. Happy Birthday Karl. In “Marx’s Contributions and their Relevance Today,” John G. Gurley takes an interesting … Continue reading

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Why the Redistribution of Wealth?

Because it is the right thing to do. 3 Nephi Chapter 6:   4 And they began again to prosper and to wax great; and the twenty and sixth and seventh years passed away, and there was great order in … Continue reading

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