1000 Castaways, Chapter 1: System One

(←Introduction       Chapter 2→) Chapter 1 System One A  FLEET OF A THOUSAND COLONISTS are blown off course for weeks by a series of violent cyclones, eventually crashing onto the reefs of a large uncharted island. All of their ships and provisions are lost to sea. They wash ashore, all surviving the stormy … Continue reading 1000 Castaways, Chapter 1: System One

1000 CASTAWAYS: Fundamentals of Economics

UPDATE: It's Done! Live on Amazon here - 1000 CASTAWAYS: FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMICS is now available- Hardcover, Paperback, & Kindle at Amazon.com Hardcover, Paperback, & NOOK at Barnes & Noble   Angus and Robertson (Australia), Fishpond (New Zealand shipping),  Waterstones (UK), !NDIGO (Canada),  India Print Edition & Amazon India, South Africa Print Edition Ebook (Epub … Continue reading 1000 CASTAWAYS: Fundamentals of Economics

Kelton Shouldn’t Have Ceded This Point To Noah

(Re: Just When Should We Start Worrying About Deficits?) Kelton: "Deficits...can be too big." Why did Kelton so easily cede this point to Noah? "Deficits" (tax:savings ratio) do not realistically matter unless a government were to make insane fiscal policy choices. She lets Noah frame the discussion in a neoliberal fantasyland and thus loses the … Continue reading Kelton Shouldn’t Have Ceded This Point To Noah