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The way out of the crisis is to the left

The way out of the crisis is to the left

“One of the most important voices in this new left is the Italian economist Mariana Mazzucato . Her ideas challenge the primacy of the market, but go far beyond questions of taxes and distribution. I have heard her praised by both left-wing politicians and conservative thinkers who are looking for a way out of a life where community, responsibility and… more

The Future of Capitalism, Facing the New Anxieties review

The Future of Capitalism, Facing the New Anxieties review

“This book, in addition to other works such as The Entrepreneurial State by Mariana Mazzucato or Start Again by Philip Collins, seeks to make the case for mixed economies more capable of responding to social fractures and economic divides.” Paschal Donohoe more

Reinforcing the Turkish entrepreneurial state: Opinion

Reinforcing the Turkish entrepreneurial state: Opinion

“Focusing on the U.S. case, Prof. Mazzucato debunks the myth that the state is a backward regressive structure while the private sector is the mother of all innovation.[…] Prof. Mazzucato’s work shows that cooperation between the public and private sectors can increase a country’s technological development, and that the neo-liberal “small state is beautiful” claim… more

The simple economic strategy the US should steal from China

The simple economic strategy the US should steal from China

“Trump and others are right to fear for US competitiveness. But instead of blaming China’s economic management, the US president should look instead at his own. As the economist Mariana Mazzucato argues, the state has long been a crucial engine of innovation—including in the US. ” Gwynn Guilford more

Elon Musk and the dangerous cliché of the disruptive visionary

Elon Musk and the dangerous cliché of the disruptive visionary

“Of course, no entrepreneur, not even Elon Musk, is an island. As Mariana Mazzucato writes in The Entrepreneurial State, Tesla, Solar City and Space X have “benefitted from $4.9 billion in local, state and federal government support, such as grants, tax breaks and investments in factory construction and subsidised loans.” ” Tom Vanderbilt  more