Monthly recommendation #3.
In 2011 a group of economics students at The University of Manchester started a revolt. They put forward the claim that the economics that they were being taught – the same economics that underpinned the global financial system before the 2010 crash, and continues to do so in Britain and the US – was, to use an academic term, a heap of fucking bullshit.
One of the very few economics academics rebelling against the orthodoxy is Cambridge University professor Ha-Joon Chang. Continue reading