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Automatism + Automaticity – 20th Century

If you thought my previous introduction was dark, then if you use your imagination a little to color in the details of what comes next, then you may actually begin to lose your faith in humanity – but I choose … Continue reading Continue reading

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Economic Substitution Revisited: Unraveling the Firm

Traditionally, the field of Economics has used something called a “production function” to describe a relationship whereby inputs (in the simplest of models, these might simply be “labor” and “capital”) are turned into outputs (many economists refer to some abstract … Continue reading Continue reading

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What is right / wrong, good / bad about self-promotion

In the 20th century, self-promotion acquired a bad name. I think I can explain why, but explanation is rather complicated. After the modern capitalism was invented in the 18th century and became widely established throughout the western hemisphere in the … Continue reading
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21st Century Production Functions and Implications for the Labor Force, Employment, Unemployment and the General Population

I have been thinking a lot about economic models ever since I studied economics, but I have been thinking about them a lot more since the financial crisis. One point that has been a part of my thinking for a … Continue reading
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Attention: Kmart Shopper finds letter from China

English Language skills may soon be a sign of potentially subversive abilities:

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Moving Forwards

You are tired of moving forward… There is a sad irony in the ridiculousness of many of the stories that get told. Paul Krugman, asking “Technology or Monopoly Power?” now cites the following: Even so, most Americans still believe that … Continue reading
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Marxism in America

Paul Krugman finally wakes up (to the fact that employment doesn’t matter)! Continue reading

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