Tag Archives: Social Sciences

Read it: Five Economic Ideas That Refuse to Die

Halloween is nearly here so here’s some scary stuff from our friend over at the Neo-liberal library. John Quiggin (down under) Zombie Economics PDF: 5 Economic Ideas That Refuse to Die. “Despite being spectacularly discredited by the global financial crisis, … Continue reading

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Ochlocracy

Sam Mcmichael Ochlocracy (Greek: ὀχλοκρατία, okhlokratía; Latin: ochlocratia) or mob rule is government by mob or a mass of people, or the intimidation of legitimate authorities. As a pejorative for majoritarianism, it is akin to the Latin phrase mobile vulgus … Continue reading

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Philip E. Agre: What Is Conservatism and What Is Wrong with It?

What Is Conservatism and What Is Wrong with It?.  Philip E. Agre Q: What is conservatism? A: Conservatism is the domination of society by an aristocracy. Q: What is wrong with conservatism? . A: Conservatism is incompatible with democracy, prosperity, … Continue reading

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