John Kenneth Galbraith

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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryWilson (Wilson Phillips) is 48. International Tennis Hall of Famer Andre Agassi
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
Wilson (Wilson Phillips) is 48. International Tennis Hall of Famer Andre Agassi is 46. Thought for Today: "In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone." -- John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, April 29, 2016of protesters marched through lower Manhattan to demand an immediate withdrawal
This day in history, April 29, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of protesters marched through lower Manhattan to demand an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at age 97. Five years ago: Britain's Prince William and Kate... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacof protesters marched through lower Manhattan to demand an immediate withdrawal
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
of protesters marched through lower Manhattan to demand an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at age 97. Five years ago: Britain's Prince William and Kate... Read more
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ABC News
Today in Historyof protesters marched through lower Manhattan to demand an immediate withdrawal
Today in History
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
of protesters marched through lower Manhattan to demand an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at age 97. Five years ago: Britain's Prince William and Kate... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trudeau is no Kennedyminister is as handsome as JFK was, but it seems Trudeau lacks the input of peo
Trudeau is no Kennedy
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
minister is as handsome as JFK was, but it seems Trudeau lacks the input of people Kennedy had around him: the likes of John Kenneth Galbraith, Robert S. McNamara, Dean Rusk and Henry Cabot Lodge. It was embarrassing to watch Justin Trudeau... Read more
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The Atlantic
How the ‘Evil Corporation’ Became a Pop-Culture Tropesay that, at that time, corporations didn’t have their critics as well, as publ
How the ‘Evil Corporation’ Became a Pop-Culture Trope
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
say that, at that time, corporations didn’t have their critics as well, as public intellectuals such as C. Wright Mills and John Kenneth Galbraith warned against the rising political influence of private enterprise. And so too, the corporation... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » The books I read in 2015inspires readers to rethink the compartmentalization of writing and the writing
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » The books I read in 2015
Mong Palatino / Posted 9 days ago
inspires readers to rethink the compartmentalization of writing and the writing profession. 36. The Great Crash, 1929, John Kenneth Galbraith. Reprinted after the 1987 Wall Street stock market crash, this book should be made compulsory reading... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Adam Davidson, the 1%’s Lord Haw-Haw, Mangles Economic Theory to Attack Sandersin the study of macroeconomics. [Institutionalists] played significant roles i
Adam Davidson, the 1%’s Lord Haw-Haw, Mangles Economic Theory to Attack Sanders
Naked Capitalism / Posted 13 days ago
in the study of macroeconomics. [Institutionalists] played significant roles in government and academia into the 1950s. John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the most (and last) prominent members of the school. By then, economics had been entirely... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
“Liberal” Economists Cheered the New Democrats’ Deregulation of Finance’50s and ’60s, when General Motors was the very model of a modern major company
“Liberal” Economists Cheered the New Democrats’ Deregulation of Finance
Naked Capitalism / Posted 18 days ago
’50s and ’60s, when General Motors was the very model of a modern major company. In those days progressive thinkers like John Kenneth Galbraith used to ridicule economists who still believed what they had learned from Paul Samuelson’s textbook,... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -the disastrous and the unpalatable.In that terse one-liner from the esteemed Am
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 20 days ago
the disastrous and the unpalatable.In that terse one-liner from the esteemed American economist, diplomat and author John Kenneth Galbraith, I find affirmation for my none-of-the-above choice among the 2016 presidential candidates. …[A]ll... Read more

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