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Gary Mongiovi

Gary Mongiovi is a professor of economics at St John’s University in New York City, specializing in the economics of David Ricardo, Karl Marx, and Piero Sraffa. From 1996 to 2013, he coedited the Review of Political Economy. with Steven Pressman.

Was Keynes a Socialist?

In Keynes Against Capitalism, James Crotty describes John Maynard Keynes’s powerful case for a form of democratic socialism in which most large-scale investment would be undertaken by the state. This essay argues that Crotty’s interpretation of Keynes has a great deal of merit: Keynes’s economics is indeed more radical than commonly thought, and it has considerable relevance for the Left today.