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Fiscal Crises and Imperial Collapses: Historical Perspective on Current Predicaments - Niall Ferguson

Sara Wasserboehr - Map of Seattle

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CrossTalk: Who is 'International Community'? | What does the term "international community" mean? Is it a cover for the Washington Consensus agreeing with the Washington Consensus? Where does the rest of the world fit in? And, if a country is not in support of the Washington Consensus is it automatically a suspected enemy of the West? CrossTalking with George Szamuely and Majid Rafizadeh.

On behalf of Wall Street and the “Washington consensus”, the interim post coup…

Washington, D.C., circa 1906. "Senator George P. Wetmore, Rhode Island." Who can identify the car? (The current consensus: Krieger electric landaulet, from France.) Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

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from salon.com

All these effing geniuses: Ezra Klein, expert-driven journalism, and the phony Washington consensus

All these effing geniuses: Ezra Klein, expert-driven journalism, and the phony Washington consensus...

6 Basic Assumptions About the Middle East That the Washington Consensus Gets Dead Wrong | Mother Jones

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The Shutdown: Why Reasonable Republicans are Afraid to be Reasonable. October 1, 2013 by John Nichols

The American ruling class is ensconced in the "Washington Consensus" and deaf to any evidence that challenges its worldview.