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Venezuela's Default Disaster

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/20/2017
In the end, the socialist promise of free money is very expensive for all. Let’s learn the lesson.

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Crisis or Stagnation: Why China Cannot Deleverage

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog10/26/2017
China has added more debt in the first nine months of 2017 than the US, Japan and the EU combined.

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Poor Cities and Poorer Economics

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

It is not sweeping globalization that has kept these cities behind, but government policies.

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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.

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Seeking More QE for Japan — Abe Calls Snap Election

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/17/2017
The Bank of Japan is even more committed than the Fed is to continued QE and easy money.

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Does "More Europe" Mean More Government?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

Blog09/28/2017
When leading Europhiles say they want more European unity, what they really seem to want is more bureaucracy, regulation, and control.

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Why Natural Disasters Are Worse For Poor Countries

The EnvironmentGlobal EconomyPoverty

Blog09/14/2017
Wealth-building and capital are the most important factors in weathering natural disasters — whether caused by global warming or not.

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Want to Grow the Economy? Stop Listening to Clueless Economists

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Blog08/31/2017
Not only are economists incapable of recognizing what economic growth is, they propose policies that are inimical to the progress necessary for growth.

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The Fiscal Benefits of Free Trade

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog08/22/2017
If the West is turning away from free trade, the rest of the world will surely fill the gap — and reap the rewards.

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The Chinese Economy's Fatal Flaws

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog08/21/2017
China faces problems of both an easy-money-induced bubble, and a corrupt regulatory regime.

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