Since the Club of Rome’s 1972 report Limits to Growth we have seen both decline and resurgence of its conclusions — what comes next in macroeconomic analysis?
From simple barter economies to cryptocurrencies, wealth and capital have transformed themselves through history, but in some ways stay the same …
Bargaining with prospective employers for salary and other things works better for some than others — we are not all Tom Bradys!
Macroeconomics deals with the “big” issues of economic policy, but isn’t it all just built on a house of cards? Too abstract to have real meaning?
Ever since the first nation-states, there has been geopolitics, today competition between “great powers” is complicated by the multinational aspects of capital, confronting new nationalism.
Published August 30, 2019 in Warp & Woof City Cousins and Country Cousins What Makes Them Different? William Sundwick The Neolithic Revolutionoccurred approximately 12.500 years ago. It was followed immediately by the urban/rural political divide. As soon as hunter-gatherers coalesced into agricultural settlements, and stopped being nomadic, they established villages, then cities. Yet, the foodContinue reading “City Cousins and Country Cousins”
Read, and absorb message. Some facts a little questionable, but thrust remains on target. The future belongs to the left!
Published June 17, 2017 in Warp & Woof Making of a Lefty Populism Isn’t Only for the Right William Sundwick Things have changed in American politics over the last hundred years. In 1917, there was a Democratic Party that had embraced the soul of the Progressive Era (started by Republicans), seemingly dedicated to a “FairContinue reading “Making of a Lefty”
Published May 26, 2017 in Warp & Woof The Russian Bear and 21stCentury Geopolitics William Sundwick Many of us are old enough to remember a mid-century exposure to national security, and the “way the world worked,” reinforced not just by the competition with the Soviet Union (“The Communists”), but also by our understanding of WorldContinue reading “The Russian Bear and 21st Century Geopolitics”
Seems Marx getting bit of a revival on left these days … because rent-seeking now dominates capitalism