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Modern Monetary Theory Just Won’t Work In The Real World

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I righteously and justly make fun of Richard Murphy and his, ahem, considerations of matters economic. But just for the one time I'll do...

Modern Monetary Theory Won’t Cause Inflation, So There

For those who don't know Richard Murphy was the inventor of Corbynomics. He also pushes a number of, hmm, interesting economic ideas. I've had...

Quoting Richard Murphy Means Your Economics Column Is Wrong

We've a useful example of a Guardian columnist who has failed at his basic task, explaining the economy, here. For he has quoted Richard...

Fair Tax Mark Head Has No Clue About Caffe Nero’s Tax Bill

The Fair Tax Mark was set up by Richard Murphy so obviously we'll not be surprised to find that it is staffed by know-nothings....

Egregiously Stupid Economics – Markets Require Perfect Information

Calling in from the know nothing side of the economic divide we have Richard Murphy insisting, yet again, upon something that isn't true. Worse...

The Fair Tax Mark Is Becoming A Parody Of Itself

As all should know - because he tells us of this often enough - Richard Murphy is a founder and unpaid director of the...

Richard Murphy Discovers Another Subject He Knows Nothing About

This is indeed impressive, the Sage of Ely manages to encounter yet another area of life upon which he has strong opinions and no...

The Economic Failure Of Green Quantitative Easing

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Varied people have various plans for how the future would be. Some even have ingenious, cunning even, plans about how this can all be...

So Who Should Really Be Worried About The Maria Ressa Case And Cyber Libel?

A Philippine court has just agreed that "cyber libel" is possible in that country and that Maria Ressa is guilty of it. Whether she...

Introducing The Progressive Economics Group

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The Progressive Economics Group is hoping to aid and inform progressive politicians with their incisive series of briefing papers on matters of current interest....