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Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree

Some three or four decades before the birth of Christ, Rome’s first heated swimming pool was built on the Esquiline Hill. The location, just outside the city’s ancient walls, was a prime one. In time, it would become a showcase for some of the wealthiest people in the world: an immense expanse of luxury villas and parks. But there was a reason why the land beyond the Esquiline Gate was left undeveloped for so long. For many centuries, from the very earliest days of Rome, it had been a place of the dead. When laborers first began work [...]

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Latest articles|0 Comments

Can Europe learn from communism ?

I confess, I am an anti-communist. During the 1970s and 1980s, anti-communists were shunned in the UK’s universities. After all, we were attacking the revolution that offered to liberate mankind from the world-wide capitalist conspiracy. Our professors admitted that the Soviet Union had gone wrong; but it was wrong in practice, not in theory. We apologists for capitalism were wrong in theory, which was far worse than the mere accident of causing 20 million deaths and the extinction of individual liberty across half the globe. The fact that we were right in practice was barely noticed by our critics. [...]

By |March 21st, 2020|Categories: Articles, Latest articles|Tags: , |0 Comments