The Failure of Economics – Reality and Language | Professor William Mitchell

Bill Mitchell Published on Mar 7, 2017 This video captures the audio of a presentation by Professor William Mitchell at Maastricht University as part of the Third Annual Joan Muysken Lecture Series, March 7, 2017. This lecture was delivered to academic staff and students at the University which discusses how the mainstream macroeconomics is equivalent… Read More

Demystifying Modern Monetary Theory, Stock-Flow Consistent Macro Models & Deficit Spending 101 | Professor Bill Mitchell

New Economic Thinking Published on Dec 28, 2014 In a challenge to conventional views on modern monetary and fiscal policy, Professor Bill Mitchell of Newcastle University in Australia has emerged as one of the foremost exponents of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), a heterodox challenge to the prevailing paradigms which dominate how mainstream economics is taught… Read More

‘Leveraging the Science of Early Development: Creating Systems to Help Children Thrive’ | Neal Halfon, M.D., M.P.H., UCLA Fielding, School of Public Health & ‘Social Determinants of Health Interventions, Fatherhood, and Reproductive Health’ | Milton Kotelchuck, Ph.D., Harvard University Medical School

NASEM Health and Medicine Division Uploaded on Aug 10, 2018 Leveraging the Science of Early Development: Creating Systems to Help Children Thrive Neal Halfon, M.D., M.P.H., UCLA Fielding, School of Public Health (remote) Presentation slides: Life Course Strategies So All Children to Thrive NASEM Health and Medicine Division Uploaded on Aug 10, 2018 Social Determinants of… Read More

Mainstream Economics Has Become a Celebration of the Wealthy Rentier Class | Michael Hudson

Reproduced from: http://evonomics.com/mainstream-economics-become-celebration-wealthy-rentier-class/ Inequality Mainstream Economics Has Become a Celebration of the Wealthy Rentier Class The One Percent have found a pressing need for the services of mainstream economists By Michael Hudson To paraphrase Mark Twain, everyone complains about inequality, but nobody does anything about it. What they do is to use “inequality” as a takeoff… Read More

Money, Myths, Monetary Dynamics, Modelling and Minsky | Prof Steve Keen

New Economic Thinking Published on Feb 2, 2014 The financial crisis that ran from 2007 to 2009 has been called a “Minsky Moment,” meaning it offered a much-needed reminder to all economists of Hyman Minsky’s neglected dictum that “capitalism is essentially a financial system.” But even with this reminder, it is hard to know what… Read More

Global System Collapse: Genes and “Human Nature” Are Not the Cause of “World Chaos” by Professor John McMurtry

Reproduced from: https://www.globalresearch.ca/global-system-collapse-genes-and-human-nature-are-not-the-cause-of-world-chaos/5653137 Global System Collapse: Genes and “Human Nature” Are Not the Cause of “World Chaos” By Prof. John McMurtry Global Research, September 06, 2018 Author’s Note: The text of this article has been drawn from an online debate at Science for Peace, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, September 2018 There is a popular… Read More

Slavery Routes | 14 Centuries of Slave Trade Systems

Videos from: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2018/08/slavery-routes-gold-world-180813075335977.html and description from same and http://slaveryroutes.com/episodes/ About Story This is the story of a world whose territories and own frontiers were built by the slave trade. A world where violence, subjugation and profit imposed their routes. The history of slavery did not begin in the cotton fields. It is a much older tragedy, that has… Read More

“Corporate Power and Expansive U.S. Military Policy” by Professor Mason Gaffney

Reproduced from: http://www.masongaffney.org/publications/L2018_Gaffney-Cobb-draft-Corporate-Power-&-Military-2018-07-22.pdf Corporate Power and Expansive U.S. Military Policy Mason Gaffney Abstract Military defense is generally treated in economics texts as a “public good” because the benefits are presumed to be shared by all citizens. However, defense spending by the United States cannot legitimately be classified as public good, since the primary purpose of those… Read More

Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. | EcoWatch

Reproduced from: https://www.ecowatch.com/horsemen-of-the-apocalypse-kennedy-2377984738.html Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. May. 04, 2017 09:40AM EST Horsemen of the Apocalypse This is an excerpt from Dick Russell’s and my new book, Horsemen of the Apocalypse, an eye opening exposé of the people and corporations most responsible for today’s climate crisis and their roles in President Trump’s new administration. Not long… Read More