John McCreery's Blog – December 2012 Archive (2)

No Exit?

The Economist's obituary for Alfred Hirschman attributes to Hirschman the idea that systems from which the disgruntled can exit can achieve a perverse stability, in which those capable of revolution leave the scene and leave those less capable at the mercy of the incompetent and corrupt. I find myself thinking about those of us with the…


Added by John McCreery on December 24, 2012 at 6:59am — No Comments

Arturo Escobar

My browsing brought me today to this article in the Guardian about Colombian thinker Arturo Escobar. Has anyone hear heard of him? Or referred to his work? I'd particularly like to hear Keith Hart and David Graeber's take on him.

Added by John McCreery on December 20, 2012 at 3:33am — 2 Comments


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