The Difficult Art Of Being A Feminist In An Economics Classroom


As an Economics major, I have gotten dangerously accustomed to hearing phrases like:

“Government intervention will hinder technological progress; the reallocation of resources from the more productive to the less productive impedes total productive activity.”

“We need to stop protecting people, we need to protect jobs instead” In themselves, the two statements above make for good arguments. If more resources are provided to the less productive, the economy will undergo a decline in productivity which means a decline in economic growth, which sounds bad, right?If workers keep agitating by demanding reasonable wages and the right to work with […]