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I live in Seattle, am voluntarily unemployed, like to read and write about philosophy, politics, and economics.
I live in Seattle, am voluntarily unemployed, like to read and write about philosophy, politics, and economics.

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A Belated Reply to Janet Yellen's 1980 Critique of Post-Keynesian Economics
Brad Delong is in
the excellent habit of reposting some of his older pieces, including a ten-year
old post entitled “ Keynesian Economicses and the Economicses of Keynes .”  Although Brad doesn’t mention
it in his 2007 post, Janet Yellen wrote a blistering ...

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Seattle Pension Fund to Shield its Private Equity Partners from Public Disclosure
Last year, the Seattle Pension System tripled its investment in Private Equity, an asset class known for its lack of transparency.  This year Seattle lobbied the State Legislature seeking to shield its Private Equity managers from public scrutiny. And in a ...

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Seattle Pension Fund to Shield its Private Equity Partners from Public Disclosure
First, the Seattle Pension System tripled its investment in Private Equity (an investment class  made famous by Mitt Romney's Bain Capital). Then Seattle lobbied the State Legislature seeking to shield its Private Equity managers from public scrutiny. And ...

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The first big city to adopt a $15/hour minimum wage now wants to shield its Private Equity partners from public disclosure.

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Seattle Pension Fund to Shield its Private Equity Partners from Public Disclosure
First, the Seattle Pension System tripled its investment in Private Equity (an investment class made famous by Mitt Romney's Bain Capital).  Then Seattle lobbied the State Legislature seeking to shield its  Private Equity managers from public scrutiny. And ...

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Seattle Pension System Moves to Shield its Private Equity Partners from Public Scrutiny
The City of Seattle's Pension System is tripling its investment in Private Equity, and has asked the State of Washington to g rant Seattle the right to shield its Private Equity partners from public scrutiny.  Seattle will get its wish.  On June 28, 2016, t...

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Unravelling Some Occult Mysteries of the Heterodox
Noah Smith has a new post, "Occult
Mysteries of the Heterodox," in which he complains that, whenever he
asks Heterodox economists about their new and supposedly superior methodologies,
he never gets a concise answer.  Reviewing
his Internet dialogue with th...

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What's at the Bottom of Ted Cruz's Fantasy Spanking of Hilary Clinton
Ted Cruz seems like a rational fellow, but David Brooks claims that Cruz’s world is “combative,” “angry,” and “apocalyptic,” his speeches full
of “dark and satanic tones.” I rarely agree with Brooks, but there is something
“dark” in Cruz's telling voters to...
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