The only good communist…

Very sad to hear that Marxist economist Andrew Glyn, who had the dubious honour of teaching both me and Chris Dillow, has died.

As a not-very-socalist, I’d second Chris’s view that:

He never gave those of us who shared his views an easy ride, and was never less than generous to those who didn’t share his views; his conservative and liberal students held him in as high regard as I did.

…which isn’t a bad (professonal) epitaph for an academic.

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