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Persephoneconomics: A Region by Any Other Name

I’ve not been writing for Persephone for the last couple of weeks due to the personal (and economic!) trauma of my much-loved, five year old laptop going to the big Starbucks armchair in the sky. The stages of grief for losing one’s computer are a whole other post entirely, maybe even a screenplay. However, there […]

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Persephoneconomics: Does Motivation Matter?

I was going to write a post about the basic principles of neoclassical economics and why they have little to no bearing on real life, basically part 879 of Why Republicans Suck Blog 2K11. Instead, because I feel like we might already be a little burned out on that sort of thing and it’s only […]

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Persephoneconomics: Know Thy Enemy

I asked the powers that be at Persephone if I could start this series because I think that every Progressive should have a functional understanding of the economic theories that form the foundation of Conservative policy. I am, of course, not exactly the greatest living expert in these matters, I am studying as I go […]