The Great Oil Fallacy (repost)

by John Quiggin on January 1, 2014

Traditionally, in Australia at least, January is, or was, the time for reruns on TV. Keeping that tradition alive, I thought I would rerun some posts on topics that never seem to lose the interest of commenters. Interestingly, the discussion seems to change quite a bit from one posting to the next, though it rarely reaches a conclusion. Anyway, here’s one from last year, linking to a piece I published in The National Interest:

Update Probably worth reading the TNI article before commenting, as lots of points commonly made in comments are anticipated there.

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New Year’s Day open thread

by John Quiggin on January 1, 2014

Post your thoughts on 2013 and hopes/fears/predictions for 2014