A Most Harmonious Disagreement

Economists seem to be pretty good at consolidating corporations’ profits, yet they seem powerless to address persistent social problems such as persistent poverty and climate change. Why is mainstream economics so inept? Could it be that the key factor they’re missing is right under their feet? Modern-day Economics Many students ask the question, “What does… Continue reading A Most Harmonious Disagreement

Small Business: Rhetoric and Reality

One thing that nobody disagreed about in the 2012 campaign was that small business is good, and needs help. There was great disagreement, of course, about how best to give it that help. But nobody is against small business! It provides most of America’s jobs, and it exemplifies the very best of America’s can-do spirit,… Continue reading Small Business: Rhetoric and Reality