No Quarter

Singapore executed a Malaysian man convicted of smuggling drugs, despite a series of appeals by human rights advocates and global leaders to spare him because he suffered from a mental disability, the New York Times reported. Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was hung early Wednesday, a day after...

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Been There, Done That

Roman statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero wrote about a financial crisis that was afflicting Rome during the 1st century BCE. In his essay, he described the crisis as one where “the coinage was being tossed around so that no one was able to know what he had.” Historians...

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