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Book Note: A Brief History of Neoliberalism by David Harvey

by Dan Miller. The roots of the anti-establishment mood that was so visible this year in the US presidential primaries and the Brexit vote in the UK are no doubt many and complex. But a key element is surely the … Continue reading

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William Duer: America’s First Wall Street Villain

by Bob Schoone-Jongen. It’s no secret that the United States has had its fair share of financial scandals. Ferdinand Ward fleeced Ulysses Grant in 1881. Samuel Insull bilked thousands of people out of millions of dollars invested in his utility … Continue reading

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