Posts Tagged: Diamonds

What to Read When You Want to Make America Great Again


Here is a list of books that help remind us what actually makes America great (hint: it's not tax cuts). ...more

Every Kiss Begins with Konspiracy


Sometimes, during the sparkly onslaught of holiday-season diamond commercials, someone you know might remark that diamonds aren’t inherently very valuable and that there’s a conspiracy among diamond dealers to keep supply low and demand high.

As Edward Jay Epstein detailed in this classic Atlantic article from the archives, that conspiracy not only exists—it goes way, way deeper than you ever imagined.