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The age of uncertainty

The Age of Uncertainty is a book and BBC series by the late Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith, produced in 1977, about how we have moved from the age of certainty in 19th century economic thought to a present that is full of unknowns. I still ... The Statesman, 2 months ago

Why I Am Voting For Hillary Clinton

I cast my first vote in 1960, when I was 22. That was before 18-year-olds were allowed to vote. I voted for John F. Kennedy, and I worked in his campaign. I was thrilled when he visited campaign headquarters, and I got to shake his hand. He was ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago

China debacle doesn’t mean Nehru’s foreign policy failed

US President John F. Kennedy with Jawaharlal Nehru at the White House in 1961. (Photo: AP) Yet another book on the 1962 Sino-Indian conflict was released recently. Entitled 1962: The War That Wasn’t the latest book by Shiv Kunal Verma, like most others ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

The U.S. military planned a nuclear first strike against Russia during the 1960s

Several years ago, my articles advocating a large hike in the minimum wage caught the attention of James Galbraith , the prominent liberal economist, and we became a little friendly. As president of Economists for Peace and Security, he invited me ...
 Sott.net1 month ago

Even the sophisticated up-in-the-front, can fall victims to populists, like those dressed up as bank regulators.

Sir, John Lloyd correctly writes that rising inequality, wage stagnation and workplace insecurity merge with concern about fragmenting communities, exacerbated by fear of unregulated immigration and terrorism…produces a popular energy that can be ...
 Before It's News1 month ago

Faculty members recognized with named, distinguished service professorships

Ten faculty members have received named professorships or have been named distinguished service professors. Luc Anselin, John R. Birge, John List and Angela Olintoreceived distinguished service professorships; and Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, Michael ...
 University of Chicago2 months ago

In the Picture: Cold Deck in Boyle County, Kentucky

In every print issue , we fix our gaze on an everyday photograph and chase down facts about details in the frame. (Photo: GreggSegal) According to historians, the emergence and evolution of the suburbs into more than residential annexes from ...
 Pacific Standard1 hour ago

Preponderance of economics

The globalisation process has turned the world into an increasingly interdependent entity. No nation state or a country can now claim to be absolutely sovereign, in both socio-economic or/and military sense. However, without an irreducible minimum ...
 Business Recorder1 day ago

Nasarawa@20: Time for sober reflection

By Ali Abare Abubakar Since its creation in 1996 by the late military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Nasarawa State has been blessed by leaders that have contributed their best towards developing the state. Right from inception, with the ...
 Blueprint.ng2 days ago
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The Haunted House That Guns Built

The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture , by Pamela Haag, Basic Books, 528 pages, $29.99 Sarah Winchester was the widow of William Winchester, and William's father Oliver was the pater familias of the Winchester gun ...
 Before It's News4 days ago
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