James Galbraith's memoir of lifelong struggles to make economics a force for good

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Mainstream economics has always functioned as the mathematised ideology of financialised capitalism. The few economists who fought from within the economics discipline on behalf of the many have led lonely, difficult lives. In this lecture, James K. Galbraith, a founding member of DiEM25 and a member of our Advisory Panel, narrates his personal journey and, in the process, lays down a research strategy for younger progressive economists. He also reveals to non-economist progressives the kind of theoretical weaponry that the establishment has at it disposal. A must read!

Galbraith à propos du Plan X : mon ami, le ministre des finances Yanis Varoufakis, a exercé ses responsabilités avec distinction

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James K. Galbraith

James K. Galbraith, l’un des membres fondateurs de DiEM25, rédige en exclusivité pour le site de DiEM25 un article au sujet de son dernier livre et de sa contribution au Plan X du premier gouvernement de SYRIZA – plan de défense destiné à être activé si les créanciers de la Grèce exécutaient leur menace d’expulser… Read more »

The Day After

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The European Union has sowed the wind. It may reap the whirlwind. Unless it moves, and quickly, not merely to assert a hollow “unity” but to deliver a democratic, accountable, and realistic New Deal – or something very much like it – for all Europeans.