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Feudalism

The Coming Age of Dispersion

As of this writing, the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic remain uncertain. But one possible consequence is an acceleration of the end of the megacity era. In its place, we may now be witnessing the outlines of a new, and necessary, dispersion of population, not only in the wide…
bubmag
March 25, 2020
Feudalism

Napoleon: Not So Bad After All

Let’s take a break from COVID-19 and talk books. Last year I read Andrew Roberts’ biography of Winston Churchill, and enjoyed it. I didn’t realize that he also wrote a biography of Napoleon Bonaparte in 2014 until one of my daughters gave it to me for Christmas. It is a…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
Feudalism

March 20: International Day of Happiness

Every year March 20 is celebrated as International Day of Happiness. The day is observed by the United Nations. This year the day was celebrated under the theme Theme: Happiness for All, Together Highlights The United Nations on the International Day of Happiness called all 206 nations to adopt “Ten…
bubmag
March 20, 2020
Feudalism

Could California’s New Law Kill Its Music Industry?

Freelance jobs are “feudalism,” says California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez. She persuaded California’s legislature to pass a new law reclassifying freelance workers as employees. That means many people who hire them must now give them benefits like overtime, unemployment insurance, etc. Politicians said it would help freelancers a lot. Of course,…
bubmag
March 16, 2020
Feudalism

Inside Fort Scindia

Written by Dipankar Ghose | Updated: March 15, 2020 1:37:55 pm At Guna, the political battlefield of the Scindias, more than 200 km from Gwalior, a majority of the Congress workers have decided the side they are on.In Gwalior, the name is inescapable. Atop the Gwalior Fort, looking out at…
bubmag
March 14, 2020
Feudalism

Malm’s “Fossil Capital”

Capital is Karl Marx’s theory of capitalism. Capitalism is a mode of production, a historical social system (as were primitive communism, the slave states of Greece and Rome and feudalism). After primitive communism, society divided into social classes. Class societies are composed of (1) an economy, based on the relationship…
bubmag
March 13, 2020