Tag: Productivity
“Zero Marginal Product” — For Whom?
I recently stumbled across an old Tyler Cowen post at Marginal Revolution — on “zero marginal product workers” — which perfectly illustrates the circularity of marginal productivity analysis, and how it hides power relations behind a facade of neutral economic laws. As Cowen initially states the argument, we have had a recovery in output, but…
The Thought of Ivan Illich: A Libertarian Analysis
      Introduction: Two Kinds of Society Illich’s most common term for the kind of society or mode of production he is critiquing is “industrial age.” The overall theme of his projected future writing, he notes, is “an epilogue to the industrial age.” I want to describe the fading monopoly of the industrial mode…
Atlas Silkindi: Ayn Rand ve Prodüktivite Kültü
Okumak üzere olduğunuz makale, James C. Wilson tarafından kaleme alınmış. 19 Ekim 2020 tarihinde “Atlas Shrugged: Ayn Rand and the Cult of Productivity” başlığı altında yayınlanmıştır. Ayn Rand’ın 1957 tarihinde yazılmış Atlas Silkindi adlı romanı, şanı kendisinden önce giden bir eser. Bazıları ondan nefret ediyor bazıları seviyor, ancak bu kitabı okumamışlar da dahil bu sitenin…
Atlas Shrugged: Ayn Rand and the Cult of Productivity
Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged is a work whose reputation precedes it. Some may love and some may hate it, but most readers of this site, including ones who have not read this book, will likely have some knowledge of its major plot points and the ideological views of its author. Therefore this review…
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