Popular YouTube professor explains why he wants you to pay his salary


A professor of economics is going to extreme lengths to continue his work as an academic.

Steve Keen, who is currently employed full time at Kingston University, is crowdfunding via the Patreon website to pay his salary because universities “no longer provide the time and freedom they once gave to original thinkers”.

Keen is trying to raise $10,000 (£8,232) a month in order to partially step away from his full time duties at the university, so that he can dedicated his time to writing the third edition of his book, Debunking Economics, as well as writing new papers on the role of energy in economics and producing videos on his …

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