Archive for April, 2014

The Economist as Rock Star

I thought I would put off posting on the new book by French economist Thomas Piketty, Capital in the 21st Century, until I’ve had a chance to read it, but I can’t help saying something about the sensational reception it’s ...

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Plutocracy in America

Once upon a time the reigning paradigm in America political science was something called “democratic pluralism.”  The basic idea was that whatever its flaws, the US political system managed in a reasonably fair way to reflect the interests of most ...

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A New Page

You may or may not have noticed that this website now features a new page, labeled “Interviews'” as the last tab.  I have given a number of interviews about Chomsky’s Challenge to radio stations across the country.  The Interviews page ...

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