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Cover for post Paternalism that Devastated Europe
Economy
Paternalism that Devastated Europe
18 Oct 2021 · Paternalism that promises the interests of the greater good does not deliver on this promise: Rather, it leads to a dependent populous incapable of innovation and free thoughts. It ossifies the political and social systems and resists reform.
Cover for post China’s Opportunity to Uproot the Foremost Instability Factor is Now
Economy
China’s Opportunity to Uproot the Foremost Instability Factor is Now
22 Sep 2021 · China has a unique opportunity to deflate its real estate bubble under the cover of the collapse of a mismanaged, greedy company. It would be a gigantic mistake that would lead to tragic consequences if China were to bail out this company.
Cover for post 50 Years of Transitory Fiat System: The Danger of Spectacular Collapse
Economy
50 Years of Transitory Fiat System: The Danger of Spectacular Collapse
15 Aug 2021 · 50 years ago, Nixon closed the Gold Window, defaulting on US liabilities. 50 years later, the Fed is cornered, and the danger of a spectacular collapse of the USD is something that we must be prepared for.
Cover for post Exorbitant Privilege and the Fall of the Soviet Union
Economy
Exorbitant Privilege and the Fall of the Soviet Union
01 Jun 2021 · 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...
Cover for post Roaring 2020s: Three Signs That Capitalism Has Become A Mockery of Itself
Economy
Roaring 2020s: Three Signs That Capitalism Has Become A Mockery of Itself
10 May 2021 · 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...
Cover for post The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intensions: Progressive Social Programs Can Spell the End of USD Hegemony
Economy
The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intensions: Progressive Social Programs Can Spell the End of USD Hegemony
18 Feb 2021 · 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.
Cover for post The Electric Car Conspiracy: Why We Show No Love for Hydrogen
Tech
The Electric Car Conspiracy: Why We Show No Love for Hydrogen
06 Feb 2021 · 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...
Cover for post Thirteen Things that May Happen under the Big-D Presidency
Economy
Thirteen Things that May Happen under the Big-D Presidency
07 Nov 2020 · 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...
Cover for post Donald Trump will likely win despite trailing in polls, because Americans are more astute than given credit for
Economy
Donald Trump will likely win despite trailing in polls, because Americans are more astute than given credit for
01 Nov 2020 · Donald Trump will win the 2020 US Presidential election because the American public know they have been, and are, taken for a ride by the political elites. T...
Cover for post Biden May Well Be Worse than Trump, but It Won't Matter
Economy
Biden May Well Be Worse than Trump, but It Won't Matter
25 Sep 2020 · I rebuke the notion that a Biden presidency will be better than a second Trump term in any meaningful way: None of the three fundamental issues that we face ...
Cover for post A Proactive International Policy that Emphasizes Strong Ties with the People of the World: What China Could Do to Avoid Reacting to US Provocations
Economy
A Proactive International Policy that Emphasizes Strong Ties with the People of the World: What China Could Do to Avoid Reacting to US Provocations
12 Aug 2020 · China can protect itself by not reacting to US aggression, which is also how it can best avoid a new Cold War. Instead, a proactive international policy that...
Cover for post 76 Years After D-Day, History Shows that the USA Is as Flawed A Beacon of Democracy as the USSR was a Flawed Beacon for Socialism: It Needn't End the Same
Economy
76 Years After D-Day, History Shows that the USA Is as Flawed A Beacon of Democracy as the USSR was a Flawed Beacon for Socialism: It Needn't End the Same
05 Jun 2020 · Democracy has not been fully implemented in the USA, just like socialism was not correctly implemented in the USSR. Can protests after police killing of Geor...