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The Cost of Empire IV-Imperial Overstretch

This is the final post of a four part series. For those of you who want to read it in one piece, you can find it here. In September of 2000, at the height of the Presidential election campaign, The … Continue reading

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Hollowed-Out Economy

Treasury Secretary Paulson, meeting with the G-7 Finance Ministers in Washington, tried to reassure them that the U.S. economic slump was only temporary. He said he told his counterparts that checks from the stimulus package would go out in May … Continue reading

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