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Building the First Slavery Museum in America - NYTimes.com

Building the First Slavery Museum in America – NYTimes.com.

After digesting the study, Cummings began reading “any book I could find” about slavery. Particularly influential was “Africans in Colonial Louisiana,” by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, a professor at Rutgers.

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Five Things: Travel Bucket List

Five Reasons I want to go to Tokyo, Japan

I blame watching travel shows for my recent obsession with all things travel.  Netflix, oh, that great temptress, has added my favourite travel show to the lineup of shows I plan to binge-watch. 496 more words
Favourite Things

"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP." Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015) - godspeed

His artistic pursuits — poetry, photography and music in addition to acting — ranged far beyond the United Federation of Planets, but it was as Mr. 54 more words


Friday Growth Links

Things that I pretend I will have smart things to say about in the future:

  • Lemin Wu on whether we are thinking about Malthusianism correctly. A general point from this paper is that once you stop thinking of output as a single homogenous good, how you choose to weight different goods in your GDP/real wage/utility calculation matters a lot for your conclusions.
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