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Michael Burleigh

Michael Burleigh

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Michael Burleigh, a senior fellow at LSE IDEAS, is the author of 14 books, including Day of the Assassins: A History of Political Murder (Picador Macmillan, 2021).

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  1. Killer Politics
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    Killer Politics

    Jun 18, 2021 Michael Burleigh considers the history of assassination, its abiding place in popular culture, and its comeback as a tactic.

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    Dismal Economics

    James K. Galbraith

    Although neoclassical economics relies on assumptions that should have been discarded long ago, it remains the mainstream orthodoxy. Three recent books, and one older one, help to show why its staying power should be regarded as a scandal.

    reviews four books that shed light on the unjustifiable hegemony of the neoclassical school.
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