The Roots of Economics — And Why it has Gone So Wrong

Article by Kamran Mofid

Good economists know, from work carried out within their discipline, that the foundations of their subject are virtually non-existent . . . Conventional economics offer prescriptions for the problems of inflation and unemployment which are at best misleading and at worst dangerously wrong . . . Despite its powerful influence on public life, its achievements …

Will Economism End in Time?

Article by John B. Cobb, Jr.

We live in a world in which the economic order reigns. National and international decisions are made primarily in terms of expected results for the economy. Even issues of national sovereignty are subordinated to economic considerations. This organization of the world’s life and institutions, together with the underlying belief system, I call “economism”. In an …