Year: 2010

The Bear’s Lair: Back to the Kaiser’s world

As anyone who has played “Diplomacy” knows, the economic and political world from 1871 to 1914 was one of Mancihean struggle, with countries attempting to establish spheres of influence behind high tariff barriers, and multiple power centers between which war was by no means impossible. As the mildly social democrat Nirvana of the 1990s recedes […]