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Chalk One Up for Populism

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2016

Iceland's populist left-anarchist/libertarian/hacker Pirate party just shook up the corrupt political establishment in Iceland.

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Week in Review: October 29, 2016

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

Blog10/28/2016

As public faith in elections falls, and politicians foist an ever greater burden on us, a true populist opposition movement may be growing.

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When it Comes to Household Income, Sweden and Germany Rank with Kentucky

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog10/28/2016

The OECD has updated it's income measures, and we find that many European welfare states still rank among the lowest-income US states.

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Is De-industrialization a "Natural Phenomenon" of Developed Economies?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

The decline in industrial production is in many ways the product of government interventionism.

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Will China Trigger the Next Global Recession?

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog10/26/2016

China has many problems, but it also has a high savings rate, a limited welfare state, and a rising middle class.

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China Moves Forward with Its De-Dollarization Strategy

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/21/2016

The world monetary order is changing. Slowly but steadily, global trade and currency markets are becoming less dollar-centric.

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Mark Carney: Britain's Celebrity Central Banker

Global EconomyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/17/2016

As in much of the globe, central bankers in Britain are quickly replacing elected politicians as the most visible and powerful public officials.

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Why They Keep Trade Deals Secret

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog10/17/2016

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.

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Thanks to Central Banks, Saving Rates Are Declining Worldwide

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/12/2016

Americans are saving very little money for emergencies. Unfortunately, central banks have been encouraging the same thing worldwide.

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Libertarians Shouldn't Dream of Hillary's Common Market

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog10/12/2016

Neither government-controlled trade, nor government-enforced open borders are libertarian.

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