History

THE QUALITY OF MONEY

02.08.2017

What is the purpose of money? Where does it come from? Inequality generates trade and specialisation creates the need for money .

Who was Napoleon?

29.05.2017

If we study Napoleon’s personality objectively, we will see that our today’s view about him is a result of a clever PR strategy. It was PR people who created the myth that Napoleon was a genius, unbeatable general.

Terrorism: Is Christianity to Blame?

Notes to Basquiat, Gordon Bennett
28.04.2017

It has become quite a widely-held position amongst the Alt-Right that fault for the loss of identity and in-group loyalty and even the self-sabotage of Western societies is the result (the inevitable result, as some would even have it) of Christia

Viva Obama! A View from the English Right

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13.04.2017

Note: Since I am not an American, I have no right to feel disappointed by Mr Trump’s apparent pulling off his mask to show the usual neo-conservative skull beneath. I am disappointed, even so.

The Struggle for the Soul of Humanity

By Corrado Giaquinto commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1893306
12.04.2017

There is a real straggle now for the soul of humanity. And for me, because I am a Jew and Israeli, the role that Jews play in this entire world conflict is essential. As usual, Jews are a kind of in the middle of both sides. And that is a very interesting situation.

The Structure of Hegemony

By Karl von Piloty - Public Domain, commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11514830
11.04.2017

When we say that the mega-corporations are secondary actors in international relationships and that commonly require the states to act, we are not unaware that the mega-corporations, the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund and other inte