Paul DeRosa
Cotton and Capitalism
Was America Built By Slaves?

Historians today say “yes.” But free men and women would have built it better and made it richer.

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The Eclectic Brilliance of Edmund Phelps

A 2006 Nobel laureate in economics reaches across disciplines to explore the nature of innovation.

The Achilles Heel within the Boot

Good Italy, Bad Italy: Why Italy Must Conquer Its Demons to Face the Future by Bill Emmott Yale University Press, 2012, 304 pp., $30 Italy is a large and prosperous country but one that has never sat comfortably among the great powers. During the 1950s, it was home to Europe’s strongest communist party—a party that, […]

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