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I do labour history, wikipedia and cow clickers. I also do "internet culture."


Oct
16
asked What was the Nove / Millar debate, how is it important to the historiography of the Soviet Union?
Oct
16
comment Why was there no solution found to Soviet famines and near-famines?
Most of the answers here seem uninformed by the Nove/Millar debate. ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/27065/… public.econ.duke.edu/webfiles/treml/millar-n.293
Oct
15
comment Was any Medieval state ever “partially” Roman Catholic?
I'm voting on a question, not a person, and I regularly change my votes on edited questions.
Oct
14
comment Was any Medieval state ever “partially” Roman Catholic?
Per Mark, the question is formed based on incorrect assumptions. Also there were multiple Papacies and repeated organised "heresy"ies.
Oct
14
comment What is the current U.S. monetary standard?
Without wishing to expand a discussion, you might enjoy Dave Graeber's Debt about the role of "states" (repressive class apparatus) in forcing monetary relations in the long duration.
Oct
13
comment What is the current U.S. monetary standard?
The instruments of the US government would seem to be "assets" in some definition, and the latent threat of force of US arms backs that fiat. Needs more theoretical consideration.
Oct
13
comment What is the current U.S. monetary standard?
Care to define "value"? Marx has a sustained definition. I'm not aware of any other definition that's sustained in that way. (Kudos to the marginalists who decided to elide the problem of value and research their own issues btw.)
Oct
13
comment Keynesian economics during his era
IIRC "politics" se covers macro
Oct
13
revised Why is Toledo not the capital of Spain anymore?
edited tags
Oct
13
comment Why do (almost) all countries have a flag, coat of arms, anthem, national holiday etc.?
Seems to be a request for the history of nationalism.
Oct
12
reviewed Satisfactory Pre-WW2 location of Skalat
Oct
12
reviewed Needs Improvement Why did Central and South American nations participate in WWII?
Oct
12
reviewed Needs Improvement What book on liberty did Lord Acton not write?
Oct
12
reviewed Satisfactory PANDA Source Analysis
Oct
12
reviewed Needs Improvement How could a chariot work against a phalanx?
Oct
12
reviewed Satisfactory When did Japan and the Three Kingdoms of Korea first meet?
Oct
12
reviewed Satisfactory Which countries protested against the Anschluss?
Oct
12
reviewed Satisfactory How much did we know about heredity pre-Mendel?
Oct
12
reviewed Needs Improvement What is the longest running legal case?
Oct
12
reviewed Satisfactory What wiped the Buddhism traces from Kerala History?