December 17, 2009
The Cassandras from the Panglosses
Niall Ferguson asks, given this last year - and if they had e-mail in the hereafter - which of the great thinkers of the past would be entitled to send us a message with the subject line: "I told you so"? It is a tedious piece but a handy write up if you are after a brief introduction to big names in economics.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 17, 2009 07:28 AM
Surely a group email from the founding members of the Fabian Society would be the most appropriate? Our American cousins have shifted from "creeping socialism" to "galloping socialism" in just over a year. The Fabians would want to crow about their impending overwhelming victory.
Posted by: Nicholas at December 17, 2009 04:47 PM