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Learning from Crassus

Marcus Licinius Crassus was the richest man in Roman history. Indeed, he is considered one of the richest men who ever lived. He made his fortune as a supporter of the dictator Sulla by confiscating the properties of Sulla’s political … Continue reading

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“Finlandization”

“Finlandization”. Any of you younger folks ever heard of that word?  I’ll bet not. You know about Finland.  It is that small country that borders Russia.  Always has.  Always will. How many times has it been invaded by Tsarist Russia … Continue reading

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