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Fear the Economics Textbook/ A Rap Video - Roosevelt University, May 6, 2015
"Justice is the first virtue of economics, not efficiency"

http://blogs.roosevelt.edu/sziliak/files/2015/05/Fear-the-Economics-Text...

http://www.roosevelt.edu/News_and_Events/News_Articles/2015/20150522-Rap...

https://anticap.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/fear-the-economics-textbook/

“Fear the Economics Textbook (Story of the Next Crook)”

May 13, 2015

https://rwer.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/fear-the-economics-textbook-story-...

from Steve Ziliak

I believe that you and readers of Real World Economics Blog would like to know about an “economics rap battle” that is challenging more than orthodox economics.

Here is some discussion at Inside Higher Ed, together with the opposing videos:
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/05/06/roosevelt-u-classs-rap-video-challenges-george-masons-hayek-fan-videos

Lyrics for my and my students at Roosevelt University in Chicago’ “Fear the Economics Textbook (Story of the Next Crook)” video are here:
http://blogs.roosevelt.edu/sziliak/fear-the-economics-textbook-a-rap-video/

The reply from the National Review is amusing but predictable:
http://www.nationalreview.com/phi-beta-cons/418134/professor-who-misunderstands-what-economics-about-george-leef

In solidarity, Steve

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Recommended reading for the students at Roosevelt.

http://www.amazon.com/The-End-Normal-Crisis-Future/dp/1451644922

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