James K. Galbraith

  • billwhite

    Review: James K. Galbraith Separates Fact from Fairy Tale in Bill White’s America’s Fiscal Constitution

    Former Houston Mayor Bill White’s book is the history of an idea. It is an idea with deep roots and continuity, one that continues to drive our budget discourse, and one that informs how most Americans think about deficits and debt. The idea is “fiscal responsibility.” Full Story

  • Commentary

    Editor’s note: These remarks were delivered to a meeting of the Texas Lyceum in Austin on April 3, at a debate between University of […] Full Story

  • Predatory Pachyderms

    In his new book, The Predator State, James Galbraith charts the course of U.S. economic policy over the past 30 years, leading to the […] Full Story

  • Digging a Hole

    Bad Money is a short book by a practiced artist who specializes in identifying the defining trends of American life. Here Kevin Phillips takes […] Full Story

  • Funnier Than Me

    She was only seven years older, which means that when I moved here, she was barely 40. The hard part, now, is that we […] Full Story