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Mind Your Malthus

Gregory Clark’s A Farewell to Alms aims to spoil our taste for Adam Smith with some warmed-over Malthus.

The Death of Dying?

For all human history, dying has been a social process as much as a biological one—until now?

Chic-onomics

Elizabeth Currid thinks New York’s fashion, art and music scene is as economically important as Wall Street. It isn’t.

Retroview: Schumpeter’s Century

There’s more to Joseph Schumpeter than “creative destruction.”

Wising Up

Two new books about what’s wrong with the CIA get it (mostly) right.

Finding the Fair Way

Crusader for the poor, master golf course designer. Same person.

Fast Food

We’ve been what we’ve eaten, evidently, for some ten millennia.

Return of the Natives

Kwame Anthony Appiah wrestles with “cosmopolitanism”, but it escapes him.

Air Ball

Did the 1984 NBA draft change basketball “forever”?

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Sting of the WASP

Andrew Roberts has started a major bunfight with a book of history.

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