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Documentary: The Ascent of Money

“What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.” —Victor Hugo

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Thoughts on reading Jonathan Israel: On the origins of the French Revolution

Never one to hide his light under a bushel, Jonathan Israel comes out swinging in his recent work, Revolutionary Ideas: An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from the ‘Rights of Man’ to Robespierre… 548 more words

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52 Mondays: The Ascent of Money

If you take Niall Ferguson’s word for it, money does indeed make the world go ‘round.

His globe-trotting, widely varied book ambitiously titled The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World… 366 more words


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No Thinking Allowed!

Is anyone allowed to think anymore? With the state of our American/Global/Corporate News industry, being what it is, no thinking allowed might be a slight exaggeration…but not by much. 4,522 more words