Who is John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith (October 15, 1908 – April 29, 2006), also known as Ken Galbraith, was a Canadian-American economist, diplomat, public official, and intellectual. His books on economic topics were bestsellers from the 1950s through the 2000s. As an economist, he leaned toward post-Keynesian economics from an institutionalist perspective.Galbraith was a long-time Harvard faculty member and stayed with Harvard University for half a century as a professor of economics. He was a prolific author and wrote four dozen books, including several novels, and published more than a thousand articles and essays on various subjects. Among his works was a trilogy on economics, American Capitalism (1952), The Affluent Society (1958), and The New Industrial State (1967). Some of his work has been c...
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Jwilliamcupp: politics is not the art of the possible. it consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. -john kenneth galbraith-
Callherleo: ♥️ i think i’m going to take a break from any artwork tonight and start this instead. i may have found it in the “history’s worst hits section.” :) the great crash 1929: galbraith, john kenneth: 9780547248165:
Dkellercmt: "if people are sufficiently persuaded of their own wizardry or that of others, they and their money will be separated." -john kenneth galbraith
Supermode_: “the function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” - john kenneth galbraith
Taobanker: "the process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled." john kenneth galbraith
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Three Things
 by William Butler Yeats

'O cruel Death, give three things back,'
Sang a bone upon the shore;
'A child found all a child can lack,
Whether of pleasure or of rest,
Upon the abundance of my breast':
A bone wave-whitened and dried in the wind.

'Three dear things that women know,'

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