Should patents exist? It appears that they do, although, granting a monopoly of 20 years to new technologies might be too much.
The modern welfare state is what happens when you mix Ghenghis-Khan with Classical Athens
Musk's purchase of Twitter suggests that society might need virtual public squares besides private social media sites
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"Bolsonarism" is just a natural expression of the conservative outlook of most people in Brazil
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Countries in the "middle income trap" are there for specific reasons
Not only was the Classical Greek world likely more prosperous than the Roman world but also it was more egalitarian
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