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Happy Anniversary, Mr. Keynes: Victoria Chick and Ann Pettifor

Never has a book on economics been so anticipated.

John Maynard Keynes’s “The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money” was published 75 years ago today. Back then, there were queues outside the Economists’ Bookshop in Houghton Street, London. Opening hours had to be extended to deal with the rush of those eager for an alternative to policies that had ruined the global economy.