Browsing All posts tagged under »corruption«

Moscow: A City of Contrasts

October 18, 2011

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Apologies for the complete and utter lack of posts recently. I’ve been fairly busy doing client work of one form or another for the past month solid (and it’s still unremitting, so this will be a shortish post). However, whilst I’ve been doing all this work, I’ve also found the time to read a few […]

Quantitative easing, 3rd century BC style

July 22, 2011

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Dionysius the Elder was sort of a dick, really. It’s what you’d expect from the ruler of a city-state (Syracuse) that allied itself with Sparta and Corinth, both of whom prioritised the state over the people. They pretty much tortured male children in order to ensure that they became good soliders; huge numbers of female […]