Lots of links, then I’m back from vacation monday.
Chris Hayes offers a good look at financial regulatory reform- The Nation
Ezra Klein’s take on why historians are less prominent than economists- WaPo
- When first typing this description, I was distracted and wrote “Republicans” instead of “economists”- oops.
Greg Mankiw gets radical and says we should scale back what we seek from banks- NYT
A Rutgers professor says infancy is where consumerism begins– NJ.com
Mark Weisbrot evaluates prospects for change at the IMF…very cautiously- Guardian
Edmund Cunway says we haven’t lost faith in economists, but should- Telegraph
David Ruccio spits game on labor theories of value– Anti-Capitalism
Kathy Kelly on the depressing reality of our involvement in Afghanistan- AfterDowningStreet
Prabhat Patnaik on the diffusion of neoliberalism and its implications- MRZine
Indigenous groups reject market-based climate change fixes- IPS
In case you missed it, Google changed its name to Topeka yesterday.
Less is more? Network theory applied to basketball.
The recession is unfair to the rich.