You Choose: What Thing Helped Make The Modern Economy?

Tim Harford chose 50 essential inventions that shaped the modern economy, but what should be the 51st?

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  • The crisis in modern masculinity
    Such prejudices helped replace traditional patriarchy with the exclusionary ideals of masculinity as the modern world came into being. On such grounds, women were denied political participation and forced into subordinate roles in the family and the labour ...
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  • The Nancy Pelosi Problem
    Last May, The Washington Post’s James Hohmann noted “an uncovered dynamic” that helped explain the GOP’s failure to ... to call Pelosi the “strongest and most effective speaker of modern times.” And even after being relegated to minority ...
    03/16/2018 - 1:11 am | View Link
  • Good Enemies Are Hard To Find: Therefore Worry
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  • The Epic Battle In Hollywood Over The Holy Land
    For many people, these flare-ups define the modern Hollywood-Israel relationship—that and ... with the heyday of the studio epic to produce a cultural artifact that helped define American-Jewish identity for more than a generation.
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  • A Week In Mountain View, CA, On A $122,000 Salary
    Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women ... 12 p.m. — I go through my non-work emails. I helped design anti-deportation flyers last year for some friends and they emailed me for the base ...
    03/15/2018 - 9:47 am | View Link
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  • Meet a modern-day pastor who casts out demons
    WND EXCLUSIVE Meet a modern-day pastor who casts out demons 'It's real. They are real, and they are powerful.' Published: 08/08/2016 at 7:57 PM
    03/14/2018 - 9:54 am | View Website
  • Modern Cabinetry & Millwork
    Modern Cabinetry & Millwork Builds and Installs Custom Cabinets, Kitchen Cabinets, Kitchen Remodeling and Countertop Installation in Tampa and Wesley Chapel, Fl.
    03/13/2018 - 5:05 pm | View Website
  • What is a Sears Modern Home?
    From 1908–1940, Sears, Roebuck and Co. sold about 70,000 - 75,000 homes through their mail-order Modern Homes program. Over that time Sears designed 447 different housing styles, from the elaborate multistory Ivanhoe, with its elegant French doors and art glass windows, to the simpler Goldenrod, which served as a quaint, three-room and no-bath cottage for summer vacationers.
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