Category Archives: It’s the Stupid Economy, You Assholes

In an ideal world, the Invisible Hand would give each of us a happy ending

Via Atrios, Kevin Drum takes Matt Yglesias to task for suggesting that we leave those poor corporations alone and that, instead, we should just raise the top marginal tax rates back to where they were under Eisenhower (yeah, that’ll happen … Continue reading

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Robert Samuelson, Courtier to the Blood-Sucking Leeches

Chris Hayes explains it all for you: Here, then, is where we hit the heart of the conflict. Equilibrium, with its sparkling promise of calm, is the promise of functioning markets. In Samuelson’s view, that equilibrium can be counted on … Continue reading

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