A reliable barometer of widespread speculation in any financial asset is the New York taxicab test. If the driver, upon… Read more The Infinite Promise, and Inevitable Demise, of Bitcoin
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While we at The Neanderthal are not shy to expend ink on controversial subjects, we have generally avoided topics where… Read more The Changing Economic Subtext of Race Relations in America
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A MARXIST REBELLION? Given the outpouring of electoral angst in the most recent political cycle in America, much has… Read more Marxism in the Modern Machine Age
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As one of America’s historical institutions, Yale has a history that is entwined with that of its domicile nation. In… Read more The Merely Symbolic, Yet Highly Consequential, Renaming of Yale’s Calhoun College
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