January 8, 2013

The Pseudoscience of Sociology

Hank Campbell, Science 2.0

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In the New York Times, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman recently made the case for a return to the 1950s. Keynesian economics was still in vogue and taxes were higher for the super-rich; lots more people were in unions. Minorities and women had a tough time employment-wise, but he thinks the economy was great, despite those recessions of 1953 and 1957.

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TAGGED: Pseudoscience, Domestic Violence, Sociology


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