Category Archives: Theory in Pictures

Socially Liberal but Fiscally Conservative

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Human Capital

“Our employees are our greatest asset. I say we sell them”, by William Haefeli *** Join Economic Sociology and Political Economy community via Facebook / Twitter / LinkedIn / Google+ / Instagram / Tumblr

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Inequality — The Reality in Two Push Alerts

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BREAKING NEWS from Davos: 2500 people controlling the world economy got out of their limos and recalled the “problem of inequality”

It would be funny if it wasn’t shamefully true… See also: “I don’t see any income inequality!” “Me neither!”  and Goldman Sachs banker: “We have to accept that inequality is a way of achieving greater opportunity and prosperity for all” *** Join the … Continue reading

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Economics :-)

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Class struggle — Karl Marx would be proud of this guy

On a whiteboard at the college entrance “Tell us what class are you struggling with and why? The Bourgeoise b/c they control the modes of production“ Although it should be “means of production”, I think this person has already learned … Continue reading

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Income Inequality

“I don’t see any income inequality!” “Me neither!” (A cartoon by Signe Wilkinson) *** Join the Economic Sociology and Political Economy community through Facebook / Twitter / LinkedIn / Google+ / Reddit / Tumblr

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Financial economics, or “Would you please elaborate on ‘then something bad happened’?”

“Would you please elaborate on ‘then something bad happened’?”

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What is the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

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“… Until Debt Tear us Apart”: Debt is a Product of Power Relations

Debt is a product of power relations which inherently exhibits capturing and dominating mechanisms of subordination, appropriation and exploitation in various societal, political and economic fields. Debt is a degrading institutional tool which not merely controls and masters labor in advance, it also self- … Continue reading

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Black Friday + Conspicuous consumption (Thorstein Veblen) = “Happiness”

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Global South – Global North intersection in one powerful photo

African migrants and refugees, caught for several hours on the border fence between Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla and Morocco, look down on white-clad golfers. (See details here)

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Your Greed is Hurting the Economy!!

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Theory in Pictures: Cultural Capital (Pierre Bourdieu.. and others)

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Theory in Pictures: Consumption / Demand in Economics

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