Nov 29, 2011

Nancy Folbre: Occupy Economics

From Nancy Folbre’s NYT Economix post, Occupy Economics:

The Occupy Wall Street movement, displaced from some key geographic locations, now enjoys a small but significant encampment among economists.

Concerns about the impact of growing economic inequality fit neatly into a larger critique of mainstream economic theory and its deep faith in the efficiency of markets.

Read the rest of the article here.

Nov 21, 2011

We are the 99%

Animation on U.S. income distribution from The Guardian.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab6Ji-fSlTk&feature=player_embedded

Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/video/2011/nov/16/99-v-1-occupy-data-animation

Nov 15, 2011

If U.S. land were divided like U.S. wealth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source:  http://thinkprogress.org/special/2011/10/27/354837/land-distribution-american-wealth/

Nov 14, 2011

We are the Many

A ballad for the Occupy movement and for our times.

by  – Nov 10, 2011

Nov 11, 2011

Introducing Economics

http://introducingeconomics.org/

A compendium of useful resources for high school economics teachers.

Oct 23, 2011

Nuclear Explosions Since 1945

A powerful visualization of the nuclear war on mother Earth.

by  on Oct 24, 2010

Sep 26, 2011

ICAPE: International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics

http://www.icape.org/

“Dedicated to the idea that pluralism and intellectual progress are complements.”