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Elegant Technology: Introduction and Foreword 16:53 (mp3)

Not a lot of people associate technology with elegance. This introduction explains what the idea of Elegant Technology is before jumping into Chapter One.

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Greatest Generation--economics division 28:54 (mp3)

The thinking of those who made macroeconomic decisions between 1933 and 1973 was powerful and successful. We sometimes forget how good they were.

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Elegant Technology--the speech 21:58 (mp3)

The speech that introduced the book, Elegant Technology, to the American Economic Association convention in Anaheim CA.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter One: The Hunter and the Farmer 1:03:06 (mp3)

An introduction to the history of the Producer-Predator division. This split explains far more than the difference between the rich and poor.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter Two: Marxism, the Failed Promise 19:47 (mp3)

Why the Marxists never did represent the producing classes all that well.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter Three: Are Producers a Class? 29:19 (mp3)

In introduction to the basic class theory of the division between Producer and Predators.
Link to the graphics mentioned in the audio file here.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter Four: The Theory of the Industrial Class 1:03:10 (mp3)

A history of the independent development of the Producing classes. People who make things have real power--even as it goes unrecognized in the popular culture. This power is partly due to the differing development patterns of the producer elites.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter Five: The Economics of Predation 58:05 (mp3)

Why virtually all academic economic thinking is industrially and evironmentally absurd.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter Six: Money--and how it rules our lives 1:03:38 (mp3)

Monetary policy as seen by the Producer classes.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter Seven: Fordism 12:56 (mp3)

Few can disagree that the 20th century was largely determined by the ideas of Henry Ford.

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Elegant Technology: Chapter Eight: Tools 48:47 (mp3)

If the route to power for Predators is weapons, the route to Producer power is their mastery of tools.

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