Studying economics doesn't seem to have done much good for the economists who appear to have failed to see just about every economic crisis coming in recent history.
You accuse me of "trotting out all the old wispy beard and sandals socialist stuff". Are you that terrified of change? I'm not talking revolution - more evolution.
You're a bit like those in the (un)democratic primaries who are using the S word to kill off Sanders, as if he was some sort of Stalinist figure.
As for debate, your little rant doesn't fit with the concept.