2019-11-14 Financial Times

Martin Wolf reviews “The Great Reversal" by Thomas Philippon

Philippon summarises:

The US markets have become less competitive; this lack of competition hurts consumers and workers; the main explanation is political, not technological.

The decrease in competition was due to increasing barriers to entry and weak antitrust enforcement, sustained by heavy lobbying and campaign contributions.

The post-tax profit share in US GDP has almost doubled since 1990s.

The EU has established more independent regulators than either its individual members or the US. Thus, EU compares better than the US in these regards.

 

David Graeber

DECEMBER 5, 2019 ISSUE, The New York Review of Books

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2019/12/05/against-economics/?fbclid=IwAR3rI0zSAa-LA20XRpIlC7VRebkugOjBEySKgAdbt5XCkqIs_5z-lVg81Ws&from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0

There is a growing feeling, among those who have the responsibility of managing large economies, that the discipline of economics is no longer fit for purpose. It is beginning to look like a science designed to solve problems that no longer exist.

2019-11-18 · · Categories: 中國經改模式, 其他

From: 文研院 北京大学人文社会科学研究院 2019/11/18

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今天讲科举制度最后怎样废除的,以及废除以后造成的影响。为什么用“停置”这个词?这个词是张之洞奏折的原文。

下篇:

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吴他 文化纵横  2019/11/16

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2019-11-13 · · Categories: 中國經改模式, 其他

From: 曹锦清 文化纵横 2019/11/6

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzA5MjM2NDcwMg==&mid=2664302256&idx=1&sn=0caf118da8a9f40fa7a2ca79d5272f9a&chksm=8b54ec41bc2365572eb4afd0b95abbb98c722046c5902071743a3e159f64d2c6bcacec4e9a10&scene=0&xtrack=1&pass_ticket=lCHgVgChukBxuFkvDuVQtHsf2c5AagTqwtjxHAzV3JwK1lz8zBYYxFJV7yFCv5l%2B#rd

【导读】伴随改革发展的长足进步,今天的中国人越来越强调自身主体性,希望表达出中国自己的经验。但如本文作者指出,令人尴尬的是,中国正面临着这样一个不借助西方语词便无法表达、但借助西方语词又不能准确表达的困境,这可以说是我们当前的一大困境。近代以来,汉语的西方语言化,以及西方思想话语的渐次引入,事实上在很大程度上形塑了我们今天的思维和表达结构。然而世殊时异,西方的大概念已很难切中当下的问题,如果不改变仅用西方语词来讨论中国问题的格局,恐怕很难认清中国的问题。作者认为,有必要从这些习惯性的语词中解放出来,进行“语词”再造,如此才有真正走向文化自觉的切实可能。文章原载《文化纵横》2012年第2期