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September 20, 2018

Alfred Dickie’s Utility Bill

The 1915 utility bill of a lumber magnate gets Peter thinking about our relationship with our energy sources and the shared responsibility of consumers and producers.
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September 17, 2018

When Stoke Stokes

In 1947 England, a man sends his daughter a postcard featuring smoke-belching factories. Why was such an image glorified? The answer is how we define prosperity.
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03-Economy / Business
September 16, 2018

The Investor Visit

Skeptical of gushing promises made by a fast-talking broker and slick oil company CEO, an investor visits his oil investment in 1915, leading to some timeless advice.
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