Entries by Carolina Hartley

Ezra Pound on Money

We’re never far from money. We spend most of our time and energy in quest of money. But how did this thing become an intermediary between us and the world around us? Before money, we bartered. Why did money supplant barter and who is custodian of the money system? These questions are dangerous: they cost […]

James Angleton and Ezra Pound

For it is not the wolf or any of the other beasts that would join the contest in any noble danger, but rather a good man. — Aristotle,Politics, Book IIX. Before James Angleton became an institution at the CIA as czar of the counterintelligence staff from 1954 to 1975, he was friends with the poet Ezra […]