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The rhyme of history: Lessons of the Great War

The Rhyme of History: Lessons of the Great War <br>Margaret MacMillan<p>Published 12/14/2013<p>Earlier this year I was on holiday in Corsica and happened to …

The Surprise at Brexit and the Social Crisis Behind It

<b>By George Friedman</b><p>In looking at Friday’s market decline, it is clear that the investment community was surprised at the outcome of the referendum in …

Lecture by George Friedman "Beyond the European Union: Europe in the middle of the 21st Century"

Revolts of the Debtors: From Socrates to Ibn Khaldun

Last week I attended a wonderful conference in the university town of Tübingen, Germany, on “Debt: The First 3500 Years,” to bring ancient historians …

Generational Chaos Ahead - Mauldin Economics - Commentaries

“This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.”<p>– Franklin D. Roosevelt<p>“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent that the …

The Resistible Rise of the Far Right in Europe - The Bullet

The rise of the radical right in Europe raises many questions. The key here is the crisis of European democracies. To counteract this development, …

Allegory of the Cave

Plato realizes that the general run of humankind can think, and speak, etc., without (so far as they acknowledge) any awareness of his realm of Forms.<p>…

Elon Musk Is Wrong. We Aren't Living in a Simulation

A simulated apple can't feed anybody, and other reality checks by a philosopher and a cognitive scientist.<p>Recently Elon Musk made internet headlines by claiming that the probability we live in "base reality" is one in billions. Instead, we are much more likely to be living in a historical ancestor …

Future of food | FT Business

Target2 Imbalances Grow: ECB Overtakes Greece as Third Largest Debtor

Soros: Rudimentary Theory Of Bubbles - Real Investment Advice - Commentaries

Of the last few weeks, I have touched on the impact of valuations and forward returns. However, it is not just valuations that are an issue, but also …