I also run a list (pen-l, the progressive economists network), where I have had occassion to remove disruptive people.
I do not find Brad Long to be disruptive. His anti-communist claims are often a bit shallow, but he also brings a great deal of knowledge and insight to our discussion when he comments on economic matters.
-- Michael Perelman Economics Department California State University Chico, CA 95929
Tel. 530-898-5321 E-Mail michael at ecst.csuchico.edu