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  • The Free Market as a Double Lie
    October 21, 2020 8:43 pm

    Originally published on Economics from the Top Down. As social animals, humans live and die by the success of our groups. This raises a dilemma. What’s best for the group …

  • The Challenges of Doing Revolutionary Science (Part 2)
    October 9, 2020 6:46 pm

    Originally published on Economics from the Top Down. In this two-part post, I’ve been reflecting on the challenges of doing revolutionary science. (See Part 1 here.) I’ve argued that revolutionary …

  • The Challenges of Doing Revolutionary Science (Part 1)
    October 1, 2020 6:27 pm

    Originally published on Economics from the Top Down. Science is miraculously improbable. To work, it must fight against a deep human instinct — our desire to conform. As social animals, …

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  • Differential Taxation: The Case of American Banking
    September 10, 2020 8:07 pm

    Mladen Ostojić Abstract This paper maps an empirical history of corporate profit and taxation in the United States, with a special focus on the differential profit and taxation of banks …

  • Growing Through Sabotage
    September 7, 2020 12:55 pm

    Shimshon Bichler and Jonathan Nitzan Abstract According to the theory of capital as power, capitalism, like any other mode of power, is born through sabotage and lives in chains — …

  • The Autocatalytic Sprawl of Pseudorational Mastery
    October 8, 2019 6:04 pm

    Ulf Martin Abstract According to Jonathan Nitzan and Shimshon Bichler (2009), capital is not an economic quantity, but a mode of power. Their fundamental thesis could be summarized as follows: …

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