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After the Fall

London Review of Books

A sharp analysis of how the financial crisis of 2008 and the recession that followed have laid the groundwork for Trump, Brexit and the rise of nationalism in general. Features an interesting quote by Napoleon that’s worth keeping in mind: that to understand a person, you must understand what the world looked like when he was twenty.


Published in Weekly Filet #278, in July 2018. More on: #

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