Tag Archives: John Maynard Keynes

A Flaw in the Model

  The election of Donald Trump was due, in no small part, to the abject corruption of our elite. In my last post, I examined An Economic Theory of the Criminal Law, where 7th Circuit Judge Richard Posner states that the poor require … Continue reading

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Collaborators

The Great Depression so discredited capitalism that it created space for the New Deal reforms implemented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Many of these policies, influenced by economist John Maynard Keynes, involved massive government intervention in the economic affairs of … Continue reading

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Wedgie

To accomplish their economic agenda conservatives have historically used race, crime, abortion, and gay marriage as divisive wedge issues. It’s the same today. Indeed, government at every level is under attack by the forces of organized wealth and their political enablers who … Continue reading

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It’s all about the rents

John Maynard Keynes was famous for his acerbic quote: Euthanize the rentiers. How did we come to worship the rentiers in our economy instead? I’ve been nattering on about the scourge of rentiers since CK’s inception, and how classical political … Continue reading

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