Few mainstream economists predicted the global financial crash of 2008 and academics have been accused of acting as cheerleaders for the often labyrinthine financial models behind the crisis.
They’ve just awarded the Nobel to Robert Shiller who did precisely that, forecast the housing crash. At the dot com crash before that.
How fucking mainstream is that?
Now a growing band of university students are plotting a quiet revolution against orthodox free-market teaching, arguing that alternative ways of thinking have been pushed to the margins.
Ignorant tossers. Here’s a hint girls and boys. Your university has something called a “library”. Enter it, read the books in it, educate yourselves. That’s what you’re at university for after all, to get you to the point where you educate yourselves, not have the stuff spoon fed to you.