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Galbraith

John Kenneth. born 1908, US economist and diplomat born in Canada; author of The Affluent Society (1958), The New Industrial State (1967), and The Culture of Contentment (1992)
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Galbraith doesn't quite admit to this agenda, and in my view, that is the main problem with the book, which grew out of a series of long articles he wrote on the same theme for The New York Review of Books.
For more than two decades, Galbraith served as a member of The Progressive's editorial advisory board.
Fresh from some mortuary storeroom, it carried an inventory tag with these words: "John Kenneth Galbraith.
Carlos Rodriguez Braun, en una de sus destempladas columnas habituales, afirma que a Galbraith no solo se le han atribuido meritos infundados sino que, aparte de "apoyar dictaduras comunistas", no habria hecho otra cosa que atacar el mercado, el capitalismo, las empresas y el individualismo (2).
Read on, though, and the unresolved question of whether Galbraith set out to defy authority or soothe it takes on greater significance.
In principle, however, it's hard to find the downside of running a federal budget deficit, Galbraith maintains.
At the Nehru-Kennedy luncheon, Galbraith and JFK began probing the Indian leader about ways to avoid American militarization of Vietnam, a subject on which (for complex reasons) the neutralist Nehru remained maddeningly ambiguous, emphasizing only that the United States must stay out.
We were very pleased by the response to both the PR and advertising campaigns," Galbraith says.
Police found scrawled notes about Miss Galbraith in his flat.
Scheming Kim Galbraith shot policeman husband Ian in the head as he slept, then lied to his colleagues that she had been raped by his killers.
Corbett, who founded the company in 1968 and later sold it to investment firm Vestor Partners, said Galbraith was given an equity position in the company.
John Kenneth Galbraith is of the first type, a sterling model of how to err in style.