SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Jeffrey Sklansky
The debate over the digital dollar is ultimately about whether the production of money should be a business run for private profit or a resource owned and operated by the public.
Anthropologist David Graeber, whose works included the influential book Debt: The First 5,000 Years has recently passed away. This 1996 BBC interview explores the terrain of that book and the significance of debt as a political force.
SOURCE: Washigton Post
The law at issue in the strife over Trump’s taxes arose from a bitter dispute between Mellon and Sen. James Couzens (R-Mich.), a deep-pocketed adversary on Capitol Hill, over the lawmaker’s investigation of the IRS.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Matt O'Brien
The 2008 crisis is still with us to this very day even though it officially ended almost a decade ago.
SOURCE: NY Times
by Michael Tomasky
Inflation was as pivotal a factor in our national crackup as Vietnam and Watergate.
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