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Article: The Return of Economic History?

By Guillaume Calafat & Éric Monnet, trans. Lucy Garnier.

The reasons behind the loss of influence of economic history are well known. However, for a long time, it held pride of place in both disciplines.

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A Celebration of Religious Freedom

President Trump declared January 16, 2018, Religious Freedom Day. In his proclamation, the President stated that “[n]o American — whether a nun, nurse, baker, or business owner — should be forced to choose between the tenets of faith or adherence to the law.” This specific listing of test cases for religious liberty recalls directly the Trump administration’s roll-back of the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that… 1,621 more words

Politics

A Quality, State-Run Education

State owned primary and secondary schools in Scotland are idolatrous indoctrination academies, not institutions of fine education. Yes, I know that makes me sound all fundy. 328 more words

Writings

What the others know

You don’t know how long it’s taken me to reach the point of saying something.

If I step out of myself, I can do it. There is always that little fear, though, that I might not be able to get back in. 682 more words

Creativity

A joke about the analytic/continental divide

You can, roughly, sort philosophers in America today into three kinds:

Analytic, who think they’re scientists.

Continental, who think they’re poets.

Pluralists, who changed majors seven times in undergrad.

Philosophy

Yearning for a Good Canadian Stew

Internationally, the Canadian identity elicits feelings of trust, kindness, and equity. Canadians are seen to be uncontroversial, cooperative, polite to a fault, habitually apologetic, and reliable in times of need. 1,631 more words

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