The Economic Equivalent of Birther-ism

When political figures and commentators persistently traffic in demonstrable falsehoods, like birther-ism, the Big Media rightly consign them to the lunatic fringe. When their counterparts from the economics world spread equally demonstrable – and tendentious – falsehoods regarding trade and globalization, the Big Media award them prominent bylines.

The latest example came in a review in last Sunday’s Washington Post that covered two new ... Full Story »

Posted by Dwight Rousu
Tags Help
Editorial Help
Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Aug 29, 2012 - 12:07 PM PDT
Reviewed by: Dwight Rousu (review)
Content Type: Article
Edit Lock: This story can be edited
Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Aug 29, 2012 - 12:10 PM PDT

Reviews

Show All | Notes | Comments | Quotes | Links
Dwight Rousu
3.8
by Dwight Rousu - Aug. 29, 2012

What’s critical to sourcing decisions are foreign government subsidies and practices like currency manipulation (which Washington can address effectively if it wished), ... More »

See Full Review » (11 answers)

Comments on this story Help (BETA)

NT Rating | My Rating

Ratings

3.8

not enough reviews
from 1 review (11% confidence)
Quality
3.9
Facts
4.0
Fairness
4.0
Sourcing
3.0
Style
3.0
Context
4.0
Depth
3.0
Enterprise
5.0
Relevance
5.0
Popularity
3.4
Recommendation
4.0
Credibility
3.0
# Reviews
1.0
# Views
5.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
More
How our ratings work »
(See these related stories.)

Links Help

No links yet. Please review this story to add some!