What do the protestors want?

I write a day after a massive protest in the Centre of London at which, in addition to causing considerable disruption and unpleasantness for those of us who merely live here, anything up to a quarter of a million people gathered to protest against - what?  And here we run into problems that are the cause … Continue reading What do the protestors want?


Post-neo-apres-Keynesian economics

Introduction In these times of massive recession and general tightening of credit, popular discourse is rediscovering the joy of Keynesian macroeconomics, in particular Keynes' views on how to stimulate an economy that is underperforming.  What this generally boils down to is a call for protectionism (consider, for example, the US administration's woefully misguided 'buy American' … Continue reading Post-neo-apres-Keynesian economics