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In this issue:

Income inequality in the U.S. from 1950 to 2010: The neglect of the political                               2

Holger Apel


A never ending recession? The vicissitudes of economics and economic policies                  16

from a Latin American perspective

Alicia Puyana


Capital accumulation: fiction and reality                                                                                  47

Shimshon Bichler and Jonathan Nitzan


Amartya Sen and the media                                                                                                     69

John Jeffrey Zink


A critique of Keen on effective demand and changes in debt                                                    96

Severin Reissl


Commodities do not produce commodities: A critical view of Sraffa’s theory of production and prices                                                        118

Christian Flamant


Economic consequences of location: Integration and crisis recovery reconsidered                 135

Rainer Kattel


Global production shifts, the transformation of finance                                                            147
and Latin America´s performance in the 2000s

Esteban Pérez Caldentey


Fight against unemployment: Rethinking public works programs                                            174

Amit Bhaduri, Kaustav Banerjee, Zahra Karimi Moughari