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"The biggest problem, not only economically but also politically, is the debt problem. It is unimaginable, how this madness of creating more and more debt and just pushing the economy by inflating the money supply will end."
Global EconomyMoney and BanksProtectionism and Free Trade
Brexit is an opportunity to reset economic, monetary, and trade policies. The implications of getting rid of the EU millstone go far beyond the leaving date of 31 October.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking
If the world gets into a currency war — with the assault on wages and savings that devaluation entails — no one wins.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade
For Ludwig von Mises, international bureaucracies like the WTO devoted to enforcing "free trade" are not progress. They're simply another type of government planning.
Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade
For Brussels, giving in on Brexit encourages rebellion from disaffected populations in other member states, but do they really have a choice?
Global EconomyWorld History
Anti-poverty programs pushed by social democrats have enabled ever higher levels of corruption as bigger government programs mean the ultra-rich can skim more off the top.
Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
While much of the media remains focused on Trump and trade, the greatest threat to the Chinese economy may be reckoning with a massive financial bubble from within.
Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending
The establishment media are still wrong-footed on Brexit. Johnson's hardball approach could be a big win for the UK.
Big GovernmentGlobal EconomySocialismStrategyPolitical Theory
Is "cosmopolitan" a slur?
Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy
The main indicators of the economic cycle point to a possible crisis and recession in the US economy. and maybe also in Europe.