[lbo-talk] inside job/economists

Jim Farmelant farmelantj at juno.com
Sun Apr 17 06:11:21 PDT 2011

On Sun, 17 Apr 2011 08:15:55 -0400 Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com> writes:
> On Apr 17, 2011, at 7:21 AM, Jim Farmelant wrote:
> > Truth be told, you could probably shoot about 90% of the academic
> > economists without causing any harm to society. As I recall,
> > when I proposed that on the Marxmail list, some people actually
> > objected. I can't understand why.
> It'd be an inappropriate punishment. They should be put to work at
> some sort of community service, repairing their damage to society.

I am not a great fan of Mao, but he would at least have sent these guys to the countryside to help the peasants till the soil. It would be most worthwhile to see the likes of Larry Summers or Marty Feldstein cleaning out barns.

Jim Farmelant http://independent.academia.edu/JimFarmelant www.foxymath.com Learn or Review Basic Math

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