Posts By: James Galbraith

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


Mainstream economics has always functioned as the mathematised ideology of financialised capitalism. The few economists who fought from within ...

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Straight talk on trade, international institutions, Greek austerity and inequality


European austerity is a politics of power. It's a banker protection racket. And the fact is, the strategy has now failed.

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David Cameron and Alexis Tsipras

How the EU’s Greek Tragedy Became a British Farce


Europe’s crisis of confidence will likely continue spreading across Europe: In Holland and France, but also in Spain and Italy, as well as in ...

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The Day After


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 ...

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