A large group of academic economists has publicly given its endorsement to the Occupy Movement under the banner of “occupy economics“ or “Econ4”– a “new” economics “4 the people, 4 the planet, 4 the future.” What does this mean?In typical Occupier fashion, the Econ4 Mission Statement is incredibly vague about its intentions. Fortunately, Eric Dennis and I have “discovered” [...]Read More →
Posts tagged with 'Occupy Wall Street'
[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Power Hour Occupy Wall Street with Eric DennisRead More →
This Thanksgiving, I wrote a piece called “Let’s Thank the One Percent” for FoxNews.com. The piece got a lot of attention, getting over 3000 “Likes” on Facebook, earning the #1 spot on reader recommendations, and receiving the (very negative) attention of the iconic liberal blog Daily Kos.Read More →
Several weeks ago, Dr. Eric Dennis and I posted our videos of our trip to Occupy Wall Street, where we debated protestors on subjects such as “the 1%,” nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Those videos have been a big hit–the most popular one already has over 7500 views! Not bad for a 13-minute discussion of [...]Read More →
Several weeks ago, when I was vacationing in New York, CIP’s Dr. Eric Dennis and I visited the enduring “Occupy Wall Street” group. Here are three videos of our experiences. Tell us what you think. Does anything about the protestors strike you as particularly noteworthy or ominous? I’ll share my reflections in a future post. [...]Read More →