Monthly Archives: June 2015

Review of Bismarck by Jonathan Steinberg

Bismarck:A Life by Jonathan Steinberg My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed the book, although it was, in my opinion, light on the the great achievements of Bismarck in foreign policy. Bismarck was a truly monumental historical figure who … Continue reading

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Barry Eichengreen on Greek Crisis- From The Conversation Blog

Reprinted from The Conversation by Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Political Science and Economics at the University of California- Berkeley. Path to Grexit tragedy paved by political incompetence Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley Since our last episode, the crisis in … Continue reading

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Review of Steve Rattner's "Overhaul" on Auto Industry Bailout.

Overhaul: An Insider’s Account of the Obama Administration’s Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry by Steven Rattner My rating: 4 of 5 stars A very good accounting of the events surrounding the U.S. Government bailout of the American auto industry. … Continue reading

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