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A Mexican Education

Adriana Zehbrauskas, The New York Times

Empty shops and houses in downtown Monterrey, Mexico, in 2010
March 18, 2012

I have come to the conclusion that growing up in cold-war America was a very privileged experience. As an economic historian, I am aware that much of humanity's history, like much of the present, consists of war, conquest, violent exploitation, and…

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