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James Tobin on ‘paper economy’ and short-sighted speculation-generating financial instruments

Nobel laureate in Economic Sciences James Tobin at the conclusions in his (open access) “On the Efficiency of the Financial System” paper: “We are throwing more and more of our resources, including the cream of our youth, into financial activities remote … Continue reading

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Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age: The Spirit of Networks

This excellent book explores the new terrain of network capitalism through the transformations of the discourse on technology. Rather than viewing such discourse as either a true or false reflection of reality, Eran Fisher evaluates the ideological role that technology discourse … Continue reading

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