Some people criticize the injection of politics into economic discussions.
But economic historians tell us that economists used to understand and accept that economics is wholly interrelated with politics, and that politics affects our economy.
They note that modern economists have artificially tried to somehow separate the two, like Descartes tried to separate the mind from the body.
Indeed, the father of modern economics – Adam Smith – talked a lot about politics in relation to economics.
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