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Insightful weekly commentary on news & current events from economist Antony Davies and political scientist James R. Harrigan.

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The Good Old Days

January 6, 2021

With the start of a new year, James and Ant look at the phenomenon of nostalgia. Why do we tend to look back on the past with a fondness, and what dangers does that imply for how we look at the present?

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