national developmentalism

It’s Neither the Investor Class nor the Middle Class: It’s the Producer Class, Stupid! Share This

Rob Atkinson | Feb 03, 2021 | national developmentalism

If one believes that ideas matter, then the person who has surely done the most harm to humanity is Karl Marx, as his writings led to Communism, with its repression and tens of millions of deaths (as well the rise of Nazi Germany). But today in the United States, Marx’s most damaging legacy is his […]

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I Finally Agree With Krugman Share This

Rob Atkinson | Sep 26, 2020 | Industrial Policy

I never thought I would find myself in wholehearted agreement with Paul Krugman. That is, until I ran across the following passage from his 1996 book Pop Internationalism: “If top government officials are strongly committed to a particular economic doctrine, their commitment inevitably sets the tone for policy making on all issues, even those which […]

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