Most textbooks begin with ancient Greece and Rome, advance through the European Middle Ages, and continue with the Peace of Westphalia and the Enlightenment. Some make passing reference to the wider world during these periods, but never in comparable depth, and only really begin to acknowledge non-Western societies during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
If Britain’s top economists were in charge, what policies would they implement?
2) newrepublic.com: Multilinguals Have Multiple Personalities (via @eni)
I wonder how my personality changes (if at all)?