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Karl Polanyi in Six Points by Asad Zaman

This is close to how I see economic history and our own situation. A brilliant summary by Asad Zaman in Real World Economics at https://rwer.wordpress.com/2018/02/17/polanyis-six-points/ Polanyi’s six points:     The analysis of Polanyi’s Great Transformation can be summarized in the … Continue reading

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Why Trump? Karl Polyani and Donald Trump by Peter Radford

Excellent piece in Real World Economics today:  Why Trump? March 13, 2016 from Peter Radford I have become so enmeshed in political activity here that I rarely have time to reflect on the strangeness of it all. Why Trump? Why … Continue reading

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Karl Polyani: The Great Transformation

I have always liked Karl Polyani’s fine book “The Great Transformation” that I am about the re-read in the light of this comment in Real World Economics that I think profoundly insightful about US politics. It is also making me … Continue reading

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