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Getting less certain

Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith in 1974 declared The Age of Uncertainty in a book with same title as he assessed the murky waters of a world economy rocked by the oil price turmoil of 1974. The future of the global economy is still as ... Korea Joongang Daily, 1 week ago

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Recession-proofing your portfolio

Deflation doesn't just impact on the economy. John Kenneth Galbraith famously said that there are two types of forecasters; those who don't know, and those who don't know they don't know. He was right, although that's no excuse to not prepare your ...
 WA Today2 weeks ago
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The not so spectacular BRICs?

The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable, said John Kenneth Galbraith, the wisest American economist of his generation. (A paltry honor, he would have murmured.) But you still can't resist wondering when the ...
 Japan Times1 month ago The End of the BRICS  RealClearWorld1 month ago Surprises aside, economic power shifts south, east  Daily Herald Tribune1 month ago

'The Affluent Society' revisited

John Kenneth Galbraith agreed with the Keynesian view that one day society would be in a financial position where we could work fewer hours, devote more time to leisure and where inequality would diminish. That was a view from the 1950s when he ...
 Australian Policy Online1 month ago NEOLIBERALISM: Austerity vs. The Affluent Society  Axis of Logic2 weeks ago

Readers Recommend Financial Books -- At A Glance

Wharton professor Olivia Mitchell discussed in a recent WSJ Experts blog post how a college course taught by John Kenneth Galbraith had the most profound effect on her career as
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 month ago

The "New Era" Is An Old Story

Excerpted from John Hussman's Weekly Market Comment , Among the recurring features of speculative episodes across history is the appearance of new era arguments to justify the elevated prices, coupled with arguments that historically reliable ...
 Zero Hedge1 week ago John Hussman: The 'New Era' Is An Old Story  Seeking Alpha2 weeks ago

The End of Normal book review: A delicate balance

The End of Normal James Galbraith Simon & Schuster Pp 291 R599 SEVERAL REASONS have been given for the financial crisis, from the black swan hypothesis and fat tail theory to too much government and inequality. As an extension, it has often ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

John Feffer: Why the World is Becoming Un-Sweden

-- Today, TomDispatch regular John Feffer, the director of Foreign Policy In Focus , offers a cunning bow to the convergence theorists of the Cold War era, a crew of thinkers who imagined that someday the two superpowers would merge into one ...
 OpEdNews.com6 days ago Why the World Is Becoming the Un-Sweden  Foreign Policy In Focus13 hours ago

John Michael Greer: The God Of Technological Progress May Well Be Dead

Chris Martenson : Welcome to this Peak Prosperity podcast. I am your host Chris Martenson. The world is anything but a calm oasis of steadily rising stock prices. Despite what the central banks would love to have us all believe, everything that was ...
 Resilience1 month ago

William F. Buckley would have loathed Fox News: Inside the right-wing media's intellectual downfall

The William F. Buckley house on Park Avenue was the dream of Manhattan's cat burglars. We cannot know how Midas would have felt about the home, but we can be sure it was the envy of an Astor: For years Brooke Astor, an occasional guest, lived next ...
 Salon1 day ago
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