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The Bluff

Everyone remembers the 1923 Conference of Lausanne, the international conference called to update European defense treaties to account for the rise of the new post-Ottoman Turkey. No? That’s okay. Everyone remembers Ernest Hemingway’s dispatch from Lausanne from January 27, 1923, … Continue reading

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A Desire and Need to Submit To and Follow Authority

The Republicans are still trying to recover. The Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was signed into law by George W. Bush on October 3, 2008 – the great Republican project in barely-regulated free-market capitalism had ended in disaster – although … Continue reading

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