Economic Zeitgeist

The Ideology to End Ideologies – A Response to Corey Robin on Nietzsche, Hayek, Mises, and Marginalism by Philip Pilkington This article was first published by Naked Capitalism (May 13, 2013) Editor’s Note: Econintersect considers this a fundamentally important discussion of the philosophical underpinnings of 20th and 21st century economic thinking.  It is contentious, to …

U.S. Student Debt is Blowing Up

by Philip Pilkington, from Naked Capitalism Perhaps the most obvious indicator that the U.S. has become a society of debtors is the ever-expanding market for student loans. Recently clocked at $870 billion and rising quickly, this market has been a focal point for the recent Occupy movements. The White House knows that this is a …