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Forget the fact that Galbraith is more readable than any other economist ever, this is an important work, full of insights into not only the condition of the post WWII economy, but... Read morePublished on Jan. 17 2001 by Charles M. A. Clark
The lesson of the whole post-Keynesian world is that governments are now responsible for economic performance. Read morePublished on Oct. 21 2000 by Orrin C. Judd
Interesting and original analysis of the major trends in economic thinking that have shaped our times; as relevant today as 40 years ago when it was written; a great work by a... Read morePublished on Dec 16 1999 by chulas_friend
This was overall a very good book. Galbraith portrays a very interesting point of view in the story. In memory of those who made it possible so others ould reach for the star.Published on Nov. 19 1999
Galbraith advocates more emphasis on public spending: schools, public health, etc., in order to stop poverty from perpetuating, and to distribute the wealth of a very unbalanced... Read morePublished on Oct. 17 1999
Marx said religion is the great opiate of the people. Rather, it may be affluence. Not a popular topic among economists (whose minds are on markets and scarcity),... Read morePublished on July 18 1999
That JK Galbraith can write well in not contested. The arguments put forth in "The Affluent Society," however, are spurious at best. Read morePublished on June 10 1999
This was the coolest, i repeat coolest book i ever read. It's is about a guy. Did I mention he is very cool. God speed to the crew of Sputnik 1Published on May 24 1999