How Trump Appealed to America’s Working Class

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Trump and Ford

For 35 years both political parties in the USA have backed what is called market fundamentalism, a.k.a. neoliberalism, or free trade capitalism. This unanimity was so well understood worldwide that it was called the Washington Consensus.    

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Jack Sheridan

Jack Sheridan is an engineer and amateur historian with an interest in economics and technology.

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Did the Printing Press Cause the Protestant Reformation?

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Gutenberg Printing Press

Paper making was already in full steam in the Rhineland before Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1450.  It was thought that paper making was invented in Italy, but actually the Islamic world and China had preceded Western Europe by many centuries.  But once the Rhineland got going, it went full steam. Continue reading “Did the Printing Press Cause the Protestant Reformation?”

Jack Sheridan

Jack Sheridan is an engineer and amateur historian with an interest in economics and technology.

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