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The Great Accidental Default of ‘79

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“Nope. Nothing to see here. No government default happening here. Nope, nothing at all.” – The Guy Working at the Treasury Department Back in 1979

 

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Blood Capitalism

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In Edward Baptist’s book The Half Has Never Been Told, he makes the case that 19th Century capitalism isn’t as removed from American slavery as one would think.

 

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