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    Srsly Neighbors 1: Economics as Horseshit

    Srsly Neighbors 1: Economics as Horseshit

    Srsly Wrong and Neighbor Science present their first crossover episode, Wrong Science; Neighbor Wrong; Srsly Neighbors. 
    Aaron, Shawn, and Ryan discuss some of the foundational assumptions of neoclassical economics, which are so ridiculous they're almost unbelievable.
    Show Notes (contains a lot of information we didn't cover in the episode)
     
    Books referenced:
    Debunking Economics
    Debt: The First 5000 Years
    Against the Grain
    Seeing like a State
    The Invention of Capitalism
    The Modern Corporation and Private Property 
    Capital as Power (PDF)

    • 1 hr 27 min
    A State that Forces Everyone to Do Handicrafts, Pt.2 (w/Samuel Miller McDonald & yungneocon)

    A State that Forces Everyone to Do Handicrafts, Pt.2 (w/Samuel Miller McDonald & yungneocon)

    This is a two-part episode. Part 2 will come out next week.
    Samuel Miller McDonald (@sjmmcd) and yungneocon (@yungneocon) come on the show to critique several articles on degrowth
    Samuel's Website
    Be sure to check out Samuel's upcoming book: https://twitter.com/thebookseller/status/1317087909254733828 
    Articles we discuss in this episode (not just in this part):
    John Cassidy's Article
    Noah Smith's Article
    Blogspot Article
     
    Additional resources:
    C4SS article on degrowth
    Robin Hahnel article that attempts and fails to debunk degrowth (PDF)
    yungneothread on degrowth

    • 1 hr 2 min
    617: A State That Forces Everyone to do Handicrafts, Pt. 1 (w/Samuel Miller McDonald & yungneocon)

    617: A State That Forces Everyone to do Handicrafts, Pt. 1 (w/Samuel Miller McDonald & yungneocon)

    This is a two-part episode. Part 2 will come out next week.
    Samuel Miller McDonald (@sjmmcd) and yungneocon (@yungneocon) come on the show to critique several articles on degrowth
    Samuel's Website
    Be sure to check out Samuel's upcoming book: https://twitter.com/thebookseller/status/1317087909254733828 
    Articles we discuss in this episode (not just in this part):
    John Cassidy's Article
    Noah Smith's Article
    Blogspot Article
     
    Additional resources:
    C4SS article on degrowth
    Robin Hahnel article that attempts and fails to debunk degrowth (PDF)
    yungneothread on degrowth

    • 1 hr 21 min
    616: How Expensive was Roman Wal-Mart?

    616: How Expensive was Roman Wal-Mart?

    Solo episode. I talk about the Edict on Maximum Prices and Ancient Roman political economy.
    Show Notes

    • 1 hr 7 min
    615: Dunking on Sports Team Owners (w/Abdul Malik)

    615: Dunking on Sports Team Owners (w/Abdul Malik)

    Abdul Malik (@socialistraptor) talks about the political economy & politics of sports (mostly basketball)
    Sorry if the quality isn't as good as it usually is, I'm in bad shape and can't spend much longer on the computer than I have to.
    Abdul's article on the sports strike
    Abdul's Writing
    Recommendations mentioned in the episode:
    Hoop DreamsLenny CookeThe Eagle HuntressThe Game is not a Gameabdulymalik.comPeace by Chocolate

    • 1 hr 40 min
    614: Accounting for the Emergence of Writing

    614: Accounting for the Emergence of Writing

    Solo episode about the emergence of written language in ancient history
    Show Notes
    Article about writing emerging as a consequence of accounting
    Erard's Article

    • 52 min

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