Category Archives: Politics and Economics

Lessons from Across the Pond?

Fenster writes: Are there lessons to be learned from the messages from across the pond?  

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Juxtaposin’: King Press

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The Parliament of this period has become historically famous as the unreported Parliament. Such reports of the debates as reached the public ears were almost unintelligible. Two magazines there were, namely, the London and the Gentleman’s, … Continue reading

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Realism, Race and Class Versions

Fenster writes: Elements of the alt-right consider themselves to be ‘race realists’.  Generally, this view relies on genetics as a partial way to explain human differences, and on the fact that  natural selection can operate at a fast enough rate … Continue reading

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Trillin X 2

Fenster writes: Two takes on Calvin Trillin.  Food and killing.

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: James Kunstler: “The Deep State is determined to drive Trump from office.” Thomas E. Patterson, professor of government and media at Harvard: “Trump’s coverage during his first 100 days set a new standard for negativity. Of news … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: The King Threatens?

Blowhard, Esq. writes: In June 1170, Roger de Pont L’Évêque, the archbishop of York, along with Gilbert Foliot, the Bishop of London, and Josceline de Bohon, the Bishop of Salisbury, crowned the heir apparent, Henry the Young King, at York. This … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: How organic is your organic milk? Does Allan Benton make America’s best bacon? My wife and I think he may. Reason’s Jesse Walker praises Stewart Brand’s wonderful book on architecture, “How Buildings Learn.” Walker includes links to … Continue reading

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