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Economix: How and Why Our Economy Works (and Doesn't Work), in Words and PicturesWhat is Economix?

Economix is a graphic novel by Michael Goodwin, illustrated by Dan E. Burr, that explains the economy. More than a cartoon version of a textbook, Economix gives the whole story of the economy, from the rise of capitalism to Occupy Wall Street. Economix is published by Abrams Comic Arts.

Praise for Economix

“I just cannot stress enough how amazing this book is.”
–James Floyd Kelly, Wired.com

“It’s simply phenomenal.”
— David Bach, author of Debt Free for Life and The Automatic Millionaire

“Goodwin has done the seemingly impossible–he has made economics comprehensible and funny.”
— Joel Bakan, author of The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power

“An amazing lesson in true-world economics! Delightfully presented, powerful, insightful, and important information. What a fun way to fathom a deep and often dark subject”
— John Perkins, author of Hoodwinked and the New York Times bestseller Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Economix is a lively, cheerfully opinionated romp through the historical and intellectual foundations of our current economy and our current economic problems. Goodwin has a knack for distilling complex ideas and events in ways that invite the reader to follow the big picture without losing track of what actually happened. Any reader wondering how our economy got to where it is today will find this a refreshing overview.”
— Timothy W. Guinnane, Philip Golden Bartlett Professor of Economic History, Yale University

More praise for Economix

Author’s Blog

So, this isn’t quite the most urgent thing going on right now, but you may be wondering why the stock market seems so divorced from the real economy these days. I wrote a piece (in progress) here: https://economixcomix.com/home/stockmarket/

So I’m writing a piece on¬†global warming, and how bad mainstream economics is at evaluating it. It’s taking a while (everything I write does), but Part 1 is here:¬†https://economixcomix.com/home/warming/

Okay, so I let this website languish for a while. I was busy with various things, one of which was a brand-spanking-new epilogue for a new German edition. It’s below!

It’s copyright by me. The illustrations are by Dan E. Burr, and the lettering is by Debra Freiberg.

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Yep, it’s about healthcare too:

It’s here:

https://economixcomix.com/home/sabotage

In keeping with what has apparently become my life plan of “make comics about the fine points of healthcare policy because I can dammit,” here’s another comic about the fine points of healthcare policy. Today, our subject is the best Republican plan to replace Obamacare.

Behold: https://economixcomix.com/home/trumpcare/

 

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