Notices tagged with q


  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey "Real-Exchange Economics, on which most of us have been brought up […] is a singularly blunt weapon for dealing with the problem of Booms and Depressions. For it has assumed away the very matter under investigation." # #

    about 2 days ago from web in context
  2. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Competition is as much a method for breeding certain types of mind as anything else: the very cast of thinking of the great entrepreneurs would not exist but for the environment in which they developed their gifts" # Friedrich Hayek

    about 6 days ago from web in context
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Economics are the method; the object is to change the heart and soul." # Margaret #, with pipe organ music, thunderclaps, and a "Bwah-ha-ha-ha!"

    about 8 days ago from web in context
  4. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "I knew Abbott and Turnbull in their Sydney University days […] One believed he knew the word of God, while the other believed he was God." # Steve Keen

    about 8 days ago from web
  5. Matthew Davidson mjd

    #: "what happens if you put # 8 and#Flash in a blender." # Atrios #

    about 13 days ago from web
  6. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "[…] our desire to hold money is a barometer of our distrust of our own calculations and conventions concerning the future." # # #

    about 20 days ago from web
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    'Casting a vote for # says: “I love that a million Iraqis got murdered.” Or, at minimum it says: “I’m cool with it.” Well, I’m not.' # Ted Rall

    about a month ago from web
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It's not 'challenging political correctness' to not know what you're talking about." # #

    about a month ago from web
  9. Matthew Davidson mjd

    If you need help, ask an asylum seeker: "Imagine the world’s most wanted dissident brought to your door. Would you open it? They didn’t even hesitate, and I’ll always be grateful for that." # Edward #

    about a month ago from web
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It’s the first time I can recall having seen someone actually screw up anecdotal evidence […]" # Barrett Brown, reviewing Niall Ferguson's # biog.

    about a month ago from web
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "# without the state is like # without hell. It doesn't work." # Yanis Varoufakis

    about a month ago from web
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Logic is the same for everybody; the same logical structure, if it is not fudged, can support quite different ideologies, but for most social scientists ideology leaks into the logic and corrupts it." # Joan Robinson

    about a month ago from web
  13. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The # Party are neoliberals. The # are neoliberals on bikes." # Bill Mitchell # #

    about 2 months ago from web
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration." # Abraham Lincoln

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "[Ideology is] not about convincing people that something is true, but convincing them that everybody else believe it’s true. In a way, cynicism has replaced ideology." # David Graeber

    about 2 months ago from web
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "We were told when Gaza got attacked that Hamas were using human shields, and they weren't. […] Humans make really bad shields. Humans make such bad shields that humans were forced to invent the shield." # Frankie Boyle

    about 3 months ago from web
  17. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Take a look at the refugee crisis in Europe. Afghans and Iraqis are under horrible duress in Greek concentration camps. Why Afghans and Iraqis? Did something happen in Afghanistan and Iraq?" # #

    about 3 months ago from web
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The idea is that # is unelectable, and it’s just one of life’s sad ironies that none of the people who believe this will be able to beat him in an election." # Frankie Boyle Deprecated: mysql_escape_string(): This function is deprecated; use mysql_real_escape_string() instead. in /var/www/statusnet-0.9.9/lib/popularity.php on line 61

    about 4 months ago from web in context
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Scotland is half empty. You could take the entire migrant crisis, dump them outside of Dundee, and no one would notice; the place is vacant. The food would get better." # Mark Blythe

    about 4 months ago from web
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The Australians are the most hospitable and generous people in the world. If you're stuck for a night, they'll give you a bed. Haven't got a drink, they'll give you a drink. Got no money they'll give you money […] It's those white Australians I don't like." # Dave Allen

    about 4 months ago from web