Sitemap - 2021 - Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality

High Patriarchy

American Nationalisms & þe American Revolution


OUTTAKE: Þe Human Economy: -8000 to 1870

Against Meritocracy

READING: Kwame Anthony Appiah: On Graeber & Wengrow

Þe Right-Wing War Against Rootless Cosmopolites Never Ends

Omicron Is Here in the U.S.

John Holbo on þe Persistent Structures of "Establishment Wisdom"

Understanding Our Current Price-Level Surge

OUTTAKE: Þe Arrival of Modern Feminism

Omicron Is Here: So Hunker—Until It Is Clear Þt Þis Is Lower-Mortality...

HOISTED FROM THE ARCHIVES: Chaucer on "Chevauchée"

Nobody Expects... Þe Spanish <strike>Inquisition</strike> Virus Variant Mutation

Is þe "Wilhelmine China" Analogy Useful, or Useless?

Dan Froomkin on Why Reporters Punch Well Below Þeir Potential Weight

READING: Edward Said's Review of Eric Hobsbawm's "Age of Extremes"

Is Inflation "Non-Transitory"?

Plotting Out þe First Lecture for Spring 2022: History of Economic Growth

READING: How Was It Þt Rome Conquered þe Mediterranean & Created Its Pax Romana, Anyway?

PODCAST: "Hexapodia" is þe Key Insight XXXII: Þe “Rule & Ruin” of America’s Republican Party, & Other Topics

Looking at: Diane Coyle: "Cogs & Monsters"

Statistics or Calculus in High School?: Critiquing Matthew Yglesias (& Kareem Carr)

In Praise of Azeem Azhar, "Þe Exponential Age: How Accelerating Technology is Transforming Business, Politics & Society "; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-12 Su

Appreciating & Reviewing Patrick Wyman: "Þe Verge"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: 2021-12-11 Sa

Slouching Tweetstorm:

I Am Still Puzzled Þt Anyone Is Off of "Team Transitory"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-10 Fr

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READING: Simon Kuznets: Modern Economic Growth: Findings & Reflections

Value & Power: Negative-Sum Force, Zero-Sum Fraud, & Positive-Sum Exchange; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-09 Th

Is Þis the Moment My Long-Run China Growth Pessimism Will Be Right?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-08 We

Getting Fast & Complete Recovery in a Shaken-Up Labor Market; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-07 Tu

One Really Should Not Say: "Þere Is a Choice Between Vaccines & Masks"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-05 Su

One 20th-Century Totalitarianism, or Two?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-04 Sa


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The "Sister Souljah" Moment, in Reality; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-03 Fr

Questions & Answers on DeLong's Interpretation of þe Long 20th Century

John McWhorter: Grifter, or Delusional?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-01 We

Feedback on Þis Substack

What Were þe Origins of Abolitionism, Anyway?; &, BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-30 Tu

PROJECT SYNDICATE DRAFT: What Is þe Puzzling State of þe U.S. Labor Market Telling Us?

PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXXI: History, Slavery, & National Narratives

Þe First Paragraph of My Forthcoming "Slouching Towards Utopia"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-29 Mo

READING: Sewall: Þe Selling of Joseph

Were Alan Greenspan Ever to Let His Hair Down...; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-28 Su

READING: Seneca: To Lucilius on Slavery

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Wile E. & Wilma Coyote: Sibley Volcanic Park at Dawn

Today's State-of-the-Plague; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-26 Fr

Adam Smith’s Big Project, & Þe Place of His Wealth of Nations in It; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-25 Th

Phryne Fisher, Core Curricula, Cultural Appropriation, & Falling Victim to Victorian-Era Grifters

How Can I Avoid Becoming "ÞT GUY" in My Old Age?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-24 We

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Possible Weekly Online Discussion Thread Questions for þe Spring 2021 Instantiation of "Þe History of Economic Growth" :: Econ 135

Discussion Thread Questions for 20th Century Economic History

READING: Friedrich Engels on þe Materialist Conception of History

Why Gillian Tett's Anthropological Take on þe World Is Very Useful

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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXX: Faulty Torpedoes, WWII Submarines, Promotions, & Our Hideous Waste of Human Potential

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Conclusion. Are We Still Slouching Towards Utopia?

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XVII. Þe Great Recession & Anemic Recovery

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XVI. Reglobalization, Information Technology, & Hyperglobalization


INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XIV. Thirty Glorious Years


INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XII. False (& True) Starts to Economic Development in the Global South

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XI. Þe Cold War of Hostile Yet Coexisting Systems


INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter IX. Fascism and Naziism

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter VIII. Really-Existing Socialism



INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter IV. Imperializing þe Global South

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter III. Democratizing þe North Atlantic

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter II. Revving-Up þe Engine of Technology-Driven Growth

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter I. Globalizing þe World

INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Introduction. My Grand Narrative

Why Was þe 20th Century Not a Chinese Century?

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READING: Rose Wilder Lane on Herbert Hoover's Making His First $50,000 in China

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Grasping Reality Substack: Second Half of 2021

PROJECT SYNDICATE: Why All þe Inflation Worries?

Lecture Rehearsals Summary Page

Lecture Rehearsals: 4.3. Thirty Glorious Years in þe Post-WWII Global North

Lecture Rehearsals: 4.2. Inclusion in þe 20th Century

Lecture Rehearsals: 4.1. False (& True) Starts to Development, 1911-1990

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Lecture Rehearsals: 5.1. Þe Neoliberal Turn (20th Century Economic History)

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Review: Þe Long 20th Century: 1. Beginnings Grand Narrative & Watershed Boundary-Crossing

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PROJECT SYNDICATE DRAFT: Why So Much Premature Fear of an Inflationary Spiral?

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I See No Stagflation Here...

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READING: From Ursula K. LeGuin: "A Wizard of Earthsea"

READING: Herbert Hoover's View of þe Issues in the Campaign of 1928 (Herbert Hoover vs. Al Smith)

READING: Winston S. Churchill on Leon Trotsky

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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXIX: Þe Swedish Central Bank Prize in Honor of Alfred Nobel Podcast

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Lecture Rehearsals: 1. Beginnings: Crossing þe Watershed Boundary of 1870

Lecture Rehearsals: 3.1. Þe Great Depression

Lecture Rehearsals: 3.2. Really-Existing Socialism

Lecture Rehearsals: 3.3. Fascism & Naziism

Lecture Rehearsals: 3.5. Cold War & Peaceful Coexistence

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Lecture Rehearsals: 3.4. World War II

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Worþy Reads: For 2021-10-08

Lecture Rehearsals: 2. Chasing Economic El Dorado, 1870-1929: 20th Century Economic History

PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXVIII: Build Back Better!

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PROJECT SYNDICATE: The Strange Death of Conservative America

Worþy Reads: For 2021-10-01 Fr

DRAFT: For Project Syndicate: Please Read Geoffrey Kabaservice!

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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXVII: Evergrande

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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXVI: True, Neo-, and Illiberalism

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Worþy Reads: For 2021-09-10

Þere Is Something Wrong wiþ Þose Who Claim "Wokeness" Is þe Major Threat to Democracy; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-09-01 We

PROJECT SYNDICATE DRAFT: Lael Brainard for Fed Chair

Yes, Trumpism Is Fear of & Loaþing for Minorities; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-27 Fr

Background: Guesstimating þe Rate of "Technology" Growth Across þe Millennia...

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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXV: Afghanistan

Readings Note: Partha Dasgupta on How to Think Like an Economist

To My Students Þis Fall: SARS-CoV-2 Overview as of 2021-08-19 Th

COVID Delta Is Coming for Carbon County, Montana; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-15 Su

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Even If You Already Had the Plague, Get Vaccinated Now!; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-11 We


FaceBook Behaving Very Badly Indeed; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-08 Su

PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXIV: Which Great Powers Held the Baton of the Future, When?

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Trump Voters & þe Death Cult; +BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-05 Th

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DRAFT FOR PROJECT SYNDICATE: Public Health Still Needs to Be in Command

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Hexapodia Podcast Episodes

READING: Paul Krugman: Notes on Globalization & Slowbalization

SLOUCHING: Front Matter

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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXIII: Antitrust

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Front Matter

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Notes from an Inflation Event from May...

DOCUMENT: Charles de Gaulle: Appeal of June 22, 1940

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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XXII: Cuba!

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Europe Fails to Learn þe Lessons of History

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Battered <strike>but Not</strike> & Beaten

Worþy Reads: For 2021-07-12 Mo

READING: Charles Kindleberger: Anatomy of a Typical Financial Crisis

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: NAFTA & Other Trade Deals Have Not Gutted American Manufacturing—Period

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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XXI: Last Exit Off þe Highway to Serfdom?

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Harvard as a Dysfunctional Yugoslavian-Communist Firm

DOCUMENT: Jefferson's Original Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence

DOCUMENT: Franklin Delano Roosevelt: “Four Freedoms” State-of-the-Union Address to Congress (1941)

Worþy Reads: For 2021-07-02 Fr

Briefly Noted: For 2021-07-02 Fr

PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XX: Five-Item Grab-Bag: Vaccination & Votes; NIMBYism & California Growth, Aversion to UI, Google’s Quality, & Wilhelmine Germany & Contemporary China

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HOISTED FROM Þe ARCHIVES: Right from þe Start?: What Milton Friedman Can Teach Progressives (2007)

Mao Zedong & Donald J. Trump

NOTE TO SELF: China's Politburo Standing Committees since 1956...

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DOCUMENT: 1959-07-14: Peng Dehuai to Mao Zedong

DRAFT: From þe "Commodity Economy" to þe "Attention Economy"?

READING: A Reconstruction of Sappho 31

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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: From 2015: Are We Approaching ‘Peak Human’?

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Stephen S. Cohen, J. Bradford DeLong, & John Zysman (2000): Tools for Thought: What Is New & Important About þe “E-conomy"


DRAFT: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Þe Ideal-Type of an "Attention Economy"

DRAFT: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Þe Ideal-Type of a "Commodity Economy"

DOCUMENT: John Maynard Keynes (1938-02-01): Private Letter to Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XIX: America Today: A Zero-Sum Society?

OUTTAKE: The Heart of the Information Economy

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READING: Reconstructing Macroeconomics: Mervyn King, Ben Bernanke, Olivier Blanchard, Axel Weber, Larry Summers in 2013

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PRESS: Lempinen: Prices Are Spiking for Homes, Cars, & Gas. Don’t Be Alarmed, Economists Say

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2006): Þe Box Þt Changed þe World

Worþy Reads: For 2021-06-11

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READING: Þe Prayer of þe Griqua: Come, LORD, Now—But Þis Time Yourself, Not Your Son, for Now Is No Time for Children...

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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XVIII: Þe Ecology of Innovation

DOCUMENT: Gordon Moore (1965): Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits

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DOCUMENT: John Maynard Keynes (1933-12-31): Open Letter to Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Henry George Wrestles wiþ Protection

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READING: Rudyard Kipling (1897): Recessional

PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XVII: What Will the Jobs of the Future Be Like?

PROJECT SYNDICATE: Xi's Historic Mistake

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READING: FANFIC: Bertram Wilberforce “Bertie” Wooster & Lord Peter Death Bredon “Flim” Wimsey on a Post-WWI Armistice Day…

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Wilmoore Kendall & Jefferson Davis vs. Harry Jaffa & Abraham Lincoln

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Worþy Reads: For 2021-05-28

READING: Mark Silk: Did John Adams Out Thomas Jefferson & Sally Hemings?

We See No Signs of a Lab-Employee Cluster, & Þt Makes þe Lab-Leak Theory Unlikely; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-27 Th

I Would Not Have Thought þe Light Lifting I Ask My Machines to Do Could Fill an Intel i5...; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-26 We

PODCAST: Hexapodia XVI: Zombie Economic Ideas

LECTURE NOTES: Feminism & Demography

An Ur-Text for Dark Satanic Millian Liberalism; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-23 Su

SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Open Thread for 2021-05-22...

A Non-Socratic Dialogue on þe Decline of Milton Friedman's Influence; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-22 Sa

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Worþy Reads: For 2021-05-21

Apple's GENIUS-NUTS Chip Designers & OS Programmers, "Some Democrats"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-20 Th

READING: John Lippert on þe Idiocy of þe Chicago School in Late 2008

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READING: From 2005: General Discussion: Has Financial Development Made þe World Riskier?

PODCAST: Hexapodia XV: No-Bullshit Democracy, Starring Henry Farrell

From þe Opening of George MacDonald Fraser's "Þe Candlemass Road"...

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Cory Doctorow on How Weblogging Made His Brain What It Is Today; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-16 Su

INTERVIEW: Inflation Concerns in þe US Following Secretary Treasury Janet Yellen's...

WORÞY READS: from 2021-05-14

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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Review of Richard Evans: "Lying About Hitler"

BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-12 We; + A Guess at the State of þe Plague in India, & þe Right-Wing Long Con

PODCAST: Hexapodia XIV: Þe Capital Gains Tax

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BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-10 Mo, & Anti-Anti Tory Little-Englandism

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WORÞY READS: from 2021-05-07

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PROJECT SYNDICATE: Is þe US Economy Recovering or Overheating?

PODCAST: Hexapodia XIII: "Mandated Interoperability": We Can't Make It Work, or Can We?

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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Five Books on þe Classical Economists (2020-09-29)

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Lessons from þe New Deal (2009-03-31)

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SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Þis Year's Inflation: Skidmarks, Not Blowouts—DRAFT

WORÞY READS: From 2021-04-30

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PODCAST: Hexapodia XII: Þe Cambridge Capital Controversy

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READING: MacFarquhar (1992): Deng’s Last Campaign

RHETORICAL QUESTION: Why Do Economists Ignore þe Greatest of All Market Failures?

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WORÞY READS: from 2021-04-23

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READING: John Stuart Mill: Of the Stationary State

PODCAST: Crimson Connections: Shleifer & DeLong

PODCAST: Hexapodia XI: China: Its Industrial Policy, & Its Striving for Deweaponized Autarchy

A Personal "ULP!" Moment: Giving a Guest Lecture on Budgeting & Macro Policy

READING: Carl von Clausewitz: "On War": Friction

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READING: Eisenhower: "Their Number Is Negligible & They Are Stupid..."

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I Do Not See "Overheating" This Year...

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PODCAST: Hexapodia X: Global Warming

In-Person Office Hours, & BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-04-13

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Our Economists' Letter on þe Need for Public Investment

NOTE TO SELF: TEACHING: A Whole Course's Worth of Reading on Really-Existing Socialism

East Asian Miracles: Intro Video

READING: Rajiv Sethi Starts wiþ Ta-Nehisi Coates, & þen Brings in Ralph Ellison to Riff on Claiming Ancestors

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2015): Þe Monetarist Mistake

DeLongTODAY: Inflation as þe Principal Risk? I Do Not See It…

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PODCAST: Hexapodia IX: Banishing Extreme Poverty from þe World

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Þe Lighting Budget of Thomas Jefferson

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: 2013 Introduction to Kindleberger: The World in Depression

SUBSCRIBERS: Open Thread for 2021-04-04...

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READING: Seneca vs. Posidonius on Wheþer Technology Is Philosophy

READING: Lucius Annaeus Seneca Minor (64): Moral Letters to Lucilius 90: On þe Part Played by Philosophy in þe Progress of Man

READING: From Peter S. Beagle: Þe Folk of þe Air

DeLongTODAY: Biden Building Back Better: Will It Work?

WORÞY READS: from 2021-04-02

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APRIL FOOL: David Graeber Deserves to Be Remembered...

PODCAST: Hexapodia VIII: Þe China Syndrome!

PRIVATE (STUDENTS ONLY): Spring 2021 Econ 115 Zoom Sessions...

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Econ 135 :: F2021 :: Problem Set 5.1.5. Failing to “Converge” or Catch Up to America (& þe Rest of þe Global North)

HOISTED FROM THE ARCHIVES: Musings on the Episteme of the Federal Reserve...

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WORÞY READS: from 2021-03-26

SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Does Not þe U.S. Government Right Now Have a Free Lunch Before It, via Debt Issue, as Long as g > r?

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PODCAST: Hexapodia VII: Forecasting þe Economy, Now Þt Biden-Rescue Has Been Enacted

ABOUT: DeLong: Very Short Bio & Headshot

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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2019): "Passing þe Baton": Þe Interview

"It Seems Plausible Þt þe Neoliberal Era Is Over..."

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2019): Passing þe Baton...

READING: David Abernethy (2000): Þe Dynamics of Global Dominance: European Overseas Empires 1415–1980

WORÞY READS: from 2021-03-19

SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: DeLongTODAY: Þe Political-Economy State of America Today

DeLongTODAY: How Did þe “Global South” Become so Underdeveloped?

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Sidney Coleman Is My Interpretation-of-Quantum-Mechanics Guru; Plus BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-12-17 We

PODCAST: Hexapodia VI: Þe Global South Begins to Converge to þe Global North!; Wiþ Noah Smith & Brad DeLong

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CONFERENCE COMMENT: How Should Latin Americans Understand the United States Today?

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WORÞY READS: from 2021-03-12

COMMENT: What Are We Doing When We Teach "Political Economy"

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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Þe Corporation as a Command Economy (Lecture)

How Should We Teach Political Economy?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-03-10 We

PODCAST: Hexapodia V: Freeing Us from þe Market; Wiþ Mike Konczal, Noah Smith & Brad DeLong

Recovering (Economically) from COVID: Scenarios for After May; Plus BRIEFLY NOTED: 2021-03-09 Tu

LECTURE: Intro Video: Hegemony & Plutocracy :: Econ 135 :: History of Economic Growth

LECTURE: Zoom: Hegemony & Plutocracy :: Econ 135 :: History of Economic Growth

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DeLongTODAY: In þe Year 2525…

LECTURE: "Huddled Masses" Background Slides

LECTURE: Modern Economic Growth Zoom Session Slides

PODCAST: Hexapodia IV: Checks for (Almost) Everyone! Wiþ Noah Smith & Brad DeLong

READING: Abraham Lincoln (1860-02-27): Cooper Union Address

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JUPYTER NOTEBOOK: Econ 135 4.1.5. Modern Economic Growth, Resources, & Global Inequality

JUPYTER NOTEBOOK: Econ 135: 0.1.5. Python, Notebooks, & þe Biggest-Picture Overview of Economic Growth

FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Why þe Worries About Biden's $1.9 Trillion? (Project Syndicate)

READING: On Dietrich von der Glezze: Der Siegesgürtel

WORÞY READS: 2021-02-22

WORÞY READS: for 2021-02-26

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READING: The Beginning of: John Q. Marquand (1937): Think Fast, Mr. Moto

PODCAST: Hexapodia III: þe Minimum Wage, wiþ Arin Dube, Noah Smith, & Brad DeLong: Should We Be Fighting for $15?

DeLongTODAY: Enthusiastically Reading þe New Book by Mike Konczal: 'Freedom from þe Market'

FOR PAYING SUBSCRIBERS: DeLongTODAY: From þe Development of Agriculture to Modern Economic Growth...

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Regional & Distributional Policy in a World Where People Want to Ignore þe Value & Contribution of Knowledge- & Network-Based Increasing Returns

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FOR PAYING SUBSCRIBERS: OUTTAKE: Risks of þe Cold War, & Ten on þe Western Side of the Iron Curtain Who Made a Big Difference

PODCAST: Hexapodia II: Industrial Policy? Do We Need It?, wiþ Brad DeLong & Noah Smith

MAP: Well, þt Escalated Fast!

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HOLIDAY: Presidents' Day: A Republic, If We Can Keep It

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Damned-Soul Republican Staffers; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-02-11 Th

READINGS: Andrew Carnegie (1889): Wealth

DeLongTODAY: þe U.S. Minimum Wage—What Should It Be, Technocratically & Neoliberally? 2021-02-12

SubStack Navel-Gazing; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-02-10 We

PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight I: "Relief, Support, Stimulus" or "Stimulus, Inflation, Catastrophe"?: þe Biden $1.9T Reconciliation Plan: Noah Smith & Brad DeLong

HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: James Scott Claims Local Arrangements Protect Civil Society from an Overmighty, Blundering State. I Say: "Perhaps". &: "Sometimes"

þe Harvard Administration's 35-Year Tolerance & Shielding of Sexual Harasser Jorge Dominguez; & BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-02-08

DeLongTODAY: Nudging Ourselves Toward Full Employment... 2021-02-08

Why Do Economists Ignore þe Greatest of All Market Failures?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: 2021-02-06

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OUTTAKE: Understanding þe Rise of "Socialism", -350 to 1917

READING: W.H. Auden: September 1, 1939

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SOCIAL MEDIA: Taking Twitter's Temperature: 2021-01-31 Su

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DeLongTODAY: GameStonk 2021-01-29

SOCIAL MEDIA: Taking þe Temperature of Twitter: 2021-01-28 Th


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NOTE: Hayek & Einstein...

READING: W.H. Auden: Spain

DeLongTODAY: Economic Growth from þe Distant Past to þe Medium-Term Future 2021-01-26 Fr

BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-01-21 Th: Þis Really Is Fine!

READING: Langston Hughes: "Let America Be America"—or, Rather, for þe First Time...

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DeLongTODAY: What Comes After HI—Herd Immunity—Day for þe Economy? 2021-01-15 Fr

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PROJECT SYNDICATE: Why Storm þe Capitol Building, & þen Do Little But Take Selfies?

DeLongTODAY: Is Today Rhyming with þe History of þe Great Depression? 2021-01-08