Monthly Archives: August 2015

Theory of the Leisure Class

Thinking about Thorstein Veblen this morning, as headlines blare warnings about the Chinese stock market’s ripple effect on western exchanges. There’s very little discussion of political economy in the office.

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Inside the Third Reich

Sometimes I asked myself: Why can’t I call Hitler my friend? What is missing? … When [Dietrich] Eckart died in 1923 there remained four men with whom Hitler used the Du of close friendship: Hermann Esser, Christian Weber, Julius Streicher, … Continue reading

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