Ron Chernow, historian and author of Hamilton (the main influence for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s acclaimed Broadway musical), recently released a biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Union Commander and later President.The fate of Ulysses is curious indeed, especially when compared to those of the Confederate generals he defeated. As is well known, much controversy surrounded the removal […]

John Maynard Keynes needs no introduction as the most important economist of the 20th century. His theories have shaped modern economics like few others. However, his vision for the international trade system, or bancor for short, has been mostly forgotten.As with anything even remotely Keynesian, the idea of bancor had a mini-resurgence in the wake […]

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