Yesterday's Radical

February 1975
National Review;2/28/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p206
The article reflects on the scarcity of socialists in the Harvard University economics department in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It all started when four self-styled radical economists were denied tenure. Harvard's economic department has been dominated by ageing and unreconstructed Keynesians. The answer for the imbalance is to promise to recruit another dull Marxist to the only opening. A committee on political discrimination has been formed by the American Economic Association.


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