Posts By Tombuktu

Pareto at Melos | Cosma Shalizi

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Pareto at Melos | Cosma Shalizi […] There are multiple arguments to be made on behalf of the market system. The one which the mainstream of the discipline of economics likes to emphasize, and to…

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The G192 report | Robert H Wade

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From Le Monde Diplomatique , August 2012 The G192 report | Robert H Wade Among those who care about the fate of the United Nations it is widely assumed — and regretted — that the…

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Chris Dillow | Marx was right

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Chris Dillow | Marx was right Here’s a new paper: We use a vector autoregression (VAR) methodology to assess the empirical relevance of an augmented CPS [cyclical profit squeeze] model for the U.S. economy…Our results…

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Chris Dillow | Capitalism against freedom

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Chris Dillow | Capitalism against freedom […] During the Cold War, opponents of communism routinely, and not entirely wrongly, claimed to be champions of liberty. Freedom for capitalists and freedom of speech and thought go…

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Stumbling and Mumbling | “Demands”

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“Demands” by Chris Dillow at Stumbling and Mumbling James Bloodworth’s post, entitled “some basic demands the left must start to make” raises a longstanding peeve of mine. This is that the use of the word…

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