I’ve included what I think are the best articles on the election outcome, its causes both short and long term, and the implications for the American and global economyRead more "An Inauguration Day Special"
Why do historians want to connect slavery and capitalism, and why do counterfactuals matter? Read onRead more "Capitalism & Slavery, Part II"
The debate over capitalism and slavery heats up–again. A repeat of the earlier economics of slavery controversy?Read more "Capitalism & Slavery, Redux"
What can economic history tell us about the election of Donald Trump, and what it might mean for America’s future?Read more "An Economic History of Trumpism"
Why blog, why now?Read more "Writing from the future Atlantis"