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Going Double-Dutch

Globalization and nationalism don’t mix well. They can’t, but this has been going on a long time. In the seventeenth century the Dutch were a global trading power, the global trading power, and the British wanted to be just that. … Continue reading

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Sacramento and London

California’s such a nice place. The sun shines all the time. There are the palm trees. People surf – and we invented skateboarding. We gave the world the Beach Boys. Of course we gave the world Richard Nixon too. Ronald … Continue reading

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Building Jerusalem

There’s the apocryphal story that a young Jesus, accompanied by Joseph of Arimathea, a tin merchant, traveled to what is now England and visited Glastonbury during Jesus’ unknown years – and there’s the Book of Revelation (3:12 and 21:2) describing … Continue reading

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