The end of globalization means nations must have a backup plan when trade is disrupted. It is time to build national reserves of foodstuffs,
The Ant and the Grasshopper
President Biden’s recent large-scale use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is being driven by politics, not economics.
No, Prices Won’t Stabilize in 2022
Inflation is a monetary phenomenon. Get used to it. It won’t fade away anytime soon.
China’s Digital Currency and Monetary Warfare
China’s creation of its new digital currency may be the first shot in a new form of monetary warfare. The CCCP is taking steps to undermine
Pandemic, Insolvency and Inflation?
A pandemic, a solvency crisis and inflation may seem a strange combination. But 2020 has been a strange year in more ways than one – 2021
Stormwall: Observations on America in Peril
America stands at a critical turning point in its history, where the gathering storm clouds of four distinct crises have formed and are converging
The Most Contentious Election Ever
Much as we might prefer to see it otherwise, it is quite difficult to see how this ends well.
The Spectre of Inflation
We may now need to reconsider the possibility of a shift into a highly inflationary environment. It may emerge slowly, but the tail-risk is
Winter Is Coming
The U.S. government needs to prepare for a deliberate and coordinated multi-faceted attempt by foreign actors to disrupt and weaken our nation
How Should Leaders Decide?
Today, around the world, national, regional and local political leaders, along with their corporate and business peers, are facing in COVID-19
Will COVID-19 Derail the African Century?
Africa’s high urban population densities, high numbers of day workers, and weak medical systems would seem to make it highly vulnerable