Comment on macroeconomic issues
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Did macroeconomics give up on explaining recent economic history?
The debate that continues about whether a Phillips curve still exists partly reflects the situation in various countries where unemploymen...
Monday, 16 April 2018
How Brexit threatens pluralist democracy in the UK
A pluralistic democracy is a democracy with many centres of power. Typically that involves an executive (the government) and parliament, c...
Friday, 13 April 2018
Talking to the Establishment
Talking to the Establishment is what Aeron Davis, a Professor of Political Communication at Goldsmiths London, has been doing for ...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Ian Dunt vs Owen Jones: a comment on a brief debate
When two of my favourite commentators on current political events, Ian Dunt (ID) and Owen Jones (OJ), cross swords, albeit briefly twitter...
Monday, 9 April 2018
The complete failure of the Brexit project
The Brexit project is already a complete failure. That statement may seem odd, as we are less than one year away from leaving the EU. But ...
Saturday, 7 April 2018
How do you access unbiased expertise: follow the money?
Anyone can claim to be an expert nowadays. How do we tell real experts from fake experts, and what does that even mean? And even with real...
Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Brexit and Corbyn: how our media fails the people
For every academic economist that thought Brexit would benefit the economy, 22 thought the opposite. That is as near as unanimous as you a...
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