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Economy

Exorbitant Privilege and the Fall of the Soviet Union

US's exorbitant privilege is a factor in the fall of the Soviet Union often overlooked. In this article, I discuss how money printing by the USA led to the c...

Dr Jiulin Teng

Welcome! I am Dr Jiulin Teng. Over the years, I have developed insights into a number of issues of popular interest. A photography enthusiast, I have also captured photos of places and people that tell stories. This website is dedicated to my thoughts and my photos. You can read more about me here.
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Economy

Roaring 2020s: Three Signs That Capitalism Has Become A Mockery of Itself

Capitalism has become a mockery of itself as it loses the free market: I point to the Growth stock bubble, the money printing, and the Dogecoin mania as evid...

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Economy

The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intensions: Progressive Social Programs Can Spell the End of USD Hegemony

Money-printing to fund social programs can be worse for the hegemonic status of USD than money-printing to inflate asset bubbles and to fund foreign wars.

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Tech

The Electric Car Conspiracy: Why We Show No Love for Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a more sustainable source of energy for cars than battery electric. It isn’t getting the love it deserves, because of capitalism’s need for p...

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Economy

Thirteen Things that May Happen under the Big-D Presidency

Under Biden & Harris, 13 major events and policies will likely be carried out in the next four years. They can be summarized as foreign wars and internal tur...