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Seven big economic lies …

October 19, 2011

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I suddenly remembered something while watching this short video by Robert Reich, President Clinton’s Secretary of Labor: History’s biggest economic boom thundered during the 1950’s and ’60’s and was undergirded by the theories of John Maynard Keynes. But Keynes fell out of fashion — something about how his thinking was all washed up despite the boom of all booms … What happened? Did Keynes belch at the wrong place? Was it his breath? Was there something between his teeth that offended aristocratic party-goers ..?

Hello? Anyone out there? Inquiring minds want to know!

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The Arithmetic of Fear

April 28, 2010

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by Carlene Byron  Do you have a copy of the US National Debt Clock ticking away on your computer’s desktop? Last time I looked online, a couple days ago, we were at $12.87 trillion, a pretty staggering number.  I wish there were an equivalent US Personal Debt Clock available. Because that number is also staggering.  […]

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