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Isaac Newton, Alchemist

The word alchemy has a long history – from late Greek to Arabic to Medieval Latin to Old French, and finally to its current English form. 623 more words


Why Russia backs the gold standard?

Arkady Dvorkevich, the Kremlin’s chief economic adviser, said Russia would favour the inclusion of gold bullion in the basket-weighting of a new world currency based on Special Drawing Rights issued by the International… 222 more words


The Economic Consequences of the Peace

After the Armistice of November 11th, 1918, terminating the World War I in the west front, John Maynard Keynes attended the Paris Peace Conference as a delegate of the British Treasury. 2,062 more words


Varying Economic Viewpoints

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. 308 more words

Broadening Knowledge

Do we thank science for all our prosperity?

Beth Webster, Swinburne University of Technology

It is easy to see the benefits from the advances we have made in physics, chemistry, engineering, computer science and the life sciences. 677 more words


Rose Witcop

When I first came across the name Rose Witcop I was amazed to discover that a female Russian anarchist was advocating feminism and pioneering the cause of birth control from Shepherds Bush over a hundred years ago. 940 more words

Archives & Local Studies

A Postcard from Potsdam: The Consumption of Chocolate Fredericks

A visit to Potsdam for a conference combines memories of its place in history, with a few thoughts on today’s confusing global political scene


October 10-16 2016… 1,077 more words