Daily Archives: 7 January 2013

The Crisis In West and African Hunger


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Before Django


Before the movie, Django, Robert Hayden, Fisk University librarian and Poet of the Library of Congress, wrote “The Middle Passage,” a poem in which he describes the experiences of the Atlantic slave trade in the voice of a trader. That … Continue reading

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Political Economy I


As saltwater and freshwater views divide economists  into Keynesians, focused on demand and supply siders, putting faith in market forces, another important divide is overlooked by both sides of the big US tent. Political economy, taught and practiced in Europe, … Continue reading

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