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Alexey Tereshchenko's answer to What is the most bizarre government in world history? - Quora
For more than five centuries (from 1268 to 1797) the procedure to elect the doge (chief of state) did not change.
history  politics 
19 days ago by kkennedy
Up in Arms -- Tufts Magazine / fall 2013
THE BATTLE LINES OF TODAY’S DEBATES OVER GUN CONTROL, STAND-YOUR-GROUND LAWS, AND OTHER VIOLENCE-RELATED ISSUES WERE DRAWN CENTURIES AGO BY AMERICA’S EARLY SETTLERS
history  gunpolicy 
8 weeks ago by kkennedy
Robert Moses - Wikipedia
Known as the "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, Rockland County, and Westchester County, he is sometimes compared to Baron Haussmann of Second Empire Paris, and was one of the most polarizing figures in the history of urban development in the United States.
history  politics 
may 2019 by kkennedy
The Avalon Project : Federalist No 76
Senate confirmation of Cabinet members was explicitly designed to avoid malleable Cabinet members beholden to the President
history  donald.trump 
february 2019 by kkennedy
How This All Happened · Collaborative Fund
This is a short story about what happened to the U.S. economy since the end of World War II.
economics  economy  history 
january 2019 by kkennedy
This nonsense of earning a living
From a 1970 issue of New York magazine, Buckminster Fuller on the massive economic lever of technology
history  postscarcity  postcapitalism 
july 2018 by kkennedy
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