Since the founding of major financial and banking institutions in Europe during the era of the Crusades, the craft of financing and money-moving has dominated economies, states, and politics. With the … [Read more...] about How Did High Finance Accidentally Colonize Egypt?
Archives for September 2017
“What about you? Did you have a little crush on him?” are the seemingly innocent words that were written by Woody Allen in his 1980 film, Stardust Memories. The character, Sandy, modeled after Allen … [Read more...] about Can the Art Be Separate from the Artist?
The creative team of Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy pioneered a previously unexploited genre of television. They’re credited with creating the now well known season by season anthology storytelling … [Read more...] about The Horror Genre Deserves Better Than Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk
Bernie Sanders’ campaign has officially been brought to an end, but even those who saw this coming can agree that the lasting impact is impossible to disregard. Bernie has become an icon and beacon of … [Read more...] about Living Like Larry: A Discussion in London with Bernie Sanders’ Older Brother, Larry Sanders
Latin America has been a troubled area for decades. Many countries in the region are ruled by unethical leaders, while infamous drug cartels led by powerful drug lords control many smaller areas … [Read more...] about The School of the Americas: How the United States Has Trained Latin American Dictators in Corruption and Genocide