Historical perspective

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Michel Rocard

Former prime minister of France, Michel Rocard, passed away on July 2, 2016. New York Times obituary: “Our social system kills the goose that lays the...

Confused policies, 1960s edition

Sometimes, anti-trade policies are pursued on purpose. This example that I found in a biography of George Kennan displays the other, unintentional pathway: Then on June...

Reading Orwell: The Case for the Open Fire

The Case for the Open Fire was published in the Evening Standard on December 8, 1945. The essay shows a conservative attitude that a reader today...

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