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Falk You, England! Argentina and the Fifty Peso Note

Time to create a word: inflatuation.  Meaning?  (Tourist with a) fondness for countries suffering from superlatively high inflation.  Venezuela might be the current flavor of the month, but this issue isn’t new to Argentina either.  While your country is grappling … Continue reading

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The Opiate of Anyone But the Masses

Though it might be better known these days as a hub of cheap clothing and streets lined with Muslim walnut cakes, Humen, a town in Dongguan, China might be most (in-)famous as the riverside battleground of the Opium War(s).  Long … Continue reading

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