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Absentee Ownership and Its Discontents 10 Essays presented at the International Thorstein Veblen Association conference in Istanbul 2012 Veblen Capitalism and Possibilities for a Rational Economic Order uotes below from the bookMost American economists in the early 20th century studied in Germany and were taught that John Stuart Mill's 1848 Principles of Political Economy was the high water mark of classical thought However Mill's reformist philosophy turned out to be not a goal but a half way house toward the Progressive Era's reforms generally the 1890s to 1920s following the excesses of The Guilded Age But the classical approach to political economy continued to evolve above all through Thorstein Veblen Michael HudsonThe Veblenian critiue calls for anger but not despair On the political front his critiue of the social order has helped move three generations to take political action against it first the New Dealers of the 1930s and 1940s next the counterculture youth of the 1960s and the 1970s and now the egalitarian protesters of the New Millennium So far they have failed and the stakes have increased after each failure William M Dugger Foreword

  • Paperback
  • Absentee Ownership and Its Discontents
  • Michael Hudson
  • 22 April 2016
  • 9783981484274

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