On The Linkage Between Welfare and Warfare and Other Links
Here are the links today. I have a lot more than this but some time limitations this morning as I am preparing for a spot on BBC Five Live for 5PM UK time (12PM EDT). The Prime Minister is in town and I will provide some economic commentary on Five Live for anyone in the UK or those who want to listen on their Internet live stream.
Also, you probably know this already, but I should point out that the Monday link on ‘Beyond Jane‘ is a fabrication. Let me say, in truth, I half believed the article, seriously – even though I knew it was a fake. I’ll leave you with my James Montier-inspired post "Spinoza, Descartes and suspension of disbelief in the ivory tower of economics" as a sort of background for now.
But, people must suspend disbelief in order to process information – and I think it is this that is at the heart of all hoaxes and why I still half-believed the article despite its debunking. Did I want to believe? Is this why false narratives in economics and politics are so powerful?
The Usual Fare
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