Monthly Archives: January 2012

Legacy of Empire

Here’s a thought-provoking piece from Le Monde Diplomatique. I always like a broad historical perspective on current events, especially one that emphasizes process and contingency, rather than ’twas ever thus or the equally shallow now everything is different forever. This article is a useful reminder … Continue reading

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Money, Debt, and History

Here’s a Naked Capitalism interview with David Graeber, which impressed me a great deal, especially for its historical perspective. Anyone reading about banking and finance over the last three years must have wondered: how can money and debt be so fluid, … Continue reading

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