Wonder Information Tag

The Great Recession of 2008, and now the Greater Recession, might distract you from the vastly bigger story of our times: the Great Enrichment., from 1800 to the present. But as we try to restart the economy battered by governmental failures, we need to keep in mind,...

Before America launches into a New Green Deal, it ought to consider what happened to the Old Green Deal. Basically, the government killed it in favor of urbanism and the agricultural-industrial processed food complex. It’s time to rethink those policies and solve homelessness at the...

Not being a fan of the movie Titanic, I was unaware of this anecdote. I ran into it reading Franco Moretti’s The Bourgeois. Between History and Literature. It seems to me a clear example of that “anti-capitalist mentality” we often talk about, and particularly of...