Congratulations To Ethiopia – Getting Richer By Going Neoliberal

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Ethiopia didn't have a good economic time of it in the recent past. That leap from Haile Selassie's monarchical feudalism to Mengistu's Red Terror...

Matt Bruenig’s Wealth Calculation – The Rich Gained $21 Trillion, The Poor Lost $900...

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The details of anything are tough. Sure, an omelette is just eggs'n'milk'n'butter'n'stuff and yet the number of people who can cook a good one...

The Truth About Life – And Poverty – In Britain

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As someone who has pottered around several different parts of the world - not just as a tourist, but to live and work -...

Economics Is Wrong! Well, About The Value Of Life And Thus Health Care Treatments...

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This is a fun little paper with an interesting conclusion. We've been surmising about the value of life wrong all these years. I am...

Venezuelan Socialism – So Excellent It’s Ruining The Country Next Door, Brazil

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That the bright ideas of socialists don't always make a place better is something that the great experiment of the 20th century tells us....

The Untruth At The Heart Of Paul Krugman’s Argument About Economics

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Or perhaps we should say that there's an untruth undermining Paul Krugman's argument about economists. The contention is that there are three groups of...

Introducing Gary Stevenson Who Will Soon Become The Left’s Favourite Economist

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The Guardian runs a piece by a Gary Stevenson which insists upon an emergency wealth tax. To, well, something but it's very important. Gary...

Dear UN Poverty Expert – The UK Has No Extreme Poverty

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Those of us who read The Guardian - hey, we've got to know what they're thinking because they might always do something else truly...

It’s Official – Public Sector Workers Make More Than Private Sector

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The Office for National Statistics has given us the low down on public sector wages - they're higher than those in the private sector....

Jonathan Aldred’s Right, Socialism Is Bad Economics

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Jonathan Aldred wants to tell us all that the world is simply awash with bad economics. He's right of course, the world still has...