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Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Last Great American Sociologist

How else to say it:  Sociology as a discipline has long been dead. The longest and most successful American sociologist, the one with the greatest impact was Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan.  Serving in four Presidential Cabinets (Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and … Continue reading

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Cyril Northcote Parkinson: A Guru For Financial Goverance

Very few writers ever acclaim the status of Cyril Northcote Parkinson.  Born in 1909 and died in 1993, he befriended most of the great literary and military persons of the British Empire, wrote both Naval and Political treaties that remain … Continue reading

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