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The Immigrant Paradox: Why Immigrants are wealthier than you.

  This is not a political article. The merits of a nation state opening its borders to migrants and to what degree and whether this has a positive or negative affect on a macro-economy or on the lives of a nation’s home-born locals is not a topic this post is concerned with. Instead, this is an…

Codices, Gospels, Birds of America & the power of pictures

Which is the most expensive book ever sold? No, it isn’t Ptolemy’s Cosmography, published in 1477, with only two copies in existence. That sold for $4m. It isn’t Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies – a first edition that sold for $5.1m. And no, it’s not Mozart’s 9 Symphonies manuscript ($4m), nor is it The Gospels…