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Global EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
As always in an election year, the public clamors for more jobs. But really, they are clamoring for more, newer, and better stuff.
Global EconomyPolitical Theory
Iceland's populist left-anarchist/libertarian/hacker Pirate party just shook up the corrupt political establishment in Iceland.
Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism
As public faith in elections falls, and politicians foist an ever greater burden on us, a true populist opposition movement may be growing.
Global EconomyU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory
The OECD has updated it's income measures, and we find that many European welfare states still rank among the lowest-income US states.
Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory
The decline in industrial production is in many ways the product of government interventionism.
Global EconomyBusiness Cycles
China has many problems, but it also has a high savings rate, a limited welfare state, and a rising middle class.
Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
The world monetary order is changing. Slowly but steadily, global trade and currency markets are becoming less dollar-centric.
Global EconomyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
As in much of the globe, central bankers in Britain are quickly replacing elected politicians as the most visible and powerful public officials.
The TTIP is the latest agreement in which the voters and taxpayers are prohibited from seeing the laws they will soon be forced to follow.
Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
Americans are saving very little money for emergencies. Unfortunately, central banks have been encouraging the same thing worldwide.