Kalecki, the Job Guarantee and Future Society

Recent posts have considered one or other of Kalecki, the job guarantee and the possibility of transitioning over time to socialism. There is a connection between these topics that has only been touched on in passing in earlier posts. The connection is visible in an old paper by Peter Kriesler and Joseph Halevi which draws on Kalecki’s 1943 essay, “Political Aspects of Full Employment”, to critique the job guarantee proposal. An outline of Kalecki’s argument in this well known essay is provided in an earlier post.

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