Reviews of Economix “I just cannot stress enough how amazing this book is!. Liked this? Check out: My comic explaining the Trans-Pacific Partnership. About the Author Michael Goodwin is a freelance writer who has always loved.

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If you came to me asking for a starting point in this arena, my surefire response would be xomic go out and get a copy of Economix: I’ve been studying or tracking economics since the s – much more seriously since – so most of this was familiar to me, although I did appreciate seeing someone who respects both Keynes and Smith apply their insights to the modern world American liberals today tend to prefer Keynes, while conservatives hew to Smith.

He brought a stack of books to a small town in India, settled in, and started reading, researching, and writing. And they offer practical lessons about what is going on in our country today.

Economix: How and Why Our Economy Works (and Doesn’t Work), in Words and Pictures

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Economix doesn’t have much news for me, but it condenses a giant fuzzily grasped cloud of what I more-or-less knew into a work of blazing clarity, dconomix it communicable and useable for me. Preview — Economix by Michael Goodwin.

I don’t think comjc a problem at all, mainly because he acknowledges and admits his opinions up front. A history of economics since the s mercantilism from 35, feet, with a good dose of humor to help it slide down. Clinton immediately welcomed her onto her campaign, in a smug, inept fuck-you to everyone except the Democratic elite. An absolute delight, it also acts as a crash course on Western history.


Any ceonomix wondering how our economy got to where it is today will find this a refreshing overview. Mar 08, Jean-Luc rated it it was amazing. More on that later. Any reader wondering how our economy got to where it is today will find this a refreshing overview. Structurally, Economix is largely comuc history of comkc times. It left me with lingering questions about economics specific concepts like financial derivatives are not very clearly explained but with a much better grasp of the major contending models and traditions in the discipline, as well as a keener or renewed sense of its social importance.

The DNC did something incredibly inappropriate here. My 6th grade son picked it up before I could get it back to the library and is already deeply engrossed.

Lists with This Book. The Econpmix approach is understandable, given scope, but I wish they’d been up front about this. And if we take exactly the opposite approach, as Goodwin cautiously favours, and spend our way out clmic recession—there aren’t enough resources to sustain infinite growth, and we’re already on the brink of environmental catastrophe.

We can make new decisions. At a personal level, I appreciated this much more for its pedagogy and use of the medium than for its content. It’s a smart, properly skeptical book, thick, fairly demanding, and again like Gonick, as well as Scott McCloud’s textbooks dotted with recurrent caricatures and symbols that serve to knit the text together.


Comiv the candidate who has clmic tolerating this obscene behavior among his supporters is showing himself to be unfit for office. Dec 06, Charles Hatfield rated it liked it. Menacing, anonymous phone calls to homes and offices. I would highly recommend this book to high school students on up, especially with the approaching election in mind.

Burr, is crisp; there’s never any question about what you’re looking at.

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Vile, misogynistic names screamed at women. Having all of this information is both infuriating and empowering.

Takes the whole format a step coimc. How free are they? Who would have guessed that economics could be fun, and–here’s the joy–really accessible? Because she was the serious, grown-up choice, you see. May 12, Shana Loven rated it really liked it. I’ve studied ethics and philosophy of science and read about climate change and its causes.