Bitcoin is a libertarian gimmick. Much needed restoration of faith in public finance and fiat money remains the best way to achieve financial
Theme of the Week
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s effort to control China’s private sector is agreeable in its stated intentions, but questionable in its
Having built its wealth by pumping hydrocarbons out of the seabed, Norway has an obligation to leverage the power of its massive sovereign
More than anything, the world needs faster productivity growth. It might just be happening.
As more commentators warn of a coming military conflict between the United States and China, it is easy to believe that war is inevitable.
In America, guns and taxes are unavoidable. If we are to address the true cost of guns, it is time to tax them.
China’s leadership is asserting itself. When politics and economics clash, politics often wins—to the detriment of economics and investing.
Given the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on labor markets, there is a spirited debate over whether the US economy
Population growth and economic expansion are on a trajectory to overwhelm nature, leading to biodiversity collapse.
The US founding fathers were flawed. Yet in words, deeds and law they created platforms for human aspiration. That legacy is invaluable.
While economic observers have long worried about the growing dominance of Big Tech, few have apprehended the sheer scale of the problem. Today’s
A growing debate over the scope and purpose of US antitrust law has pitted traditional technocrats against an ascendant movement that is demanding
When the US effectively floated the US dollar in 1971, many foresaw the end, or at least the beginning of the end, of the Bretton Woods system
If an alien intelligence were monitoring news on Earth, they would probably assume China was eating America’s lunch. They would be mistaken.
A rare discussion with one of Europe’s leading economists and global thinkers.
The shortfall in global COVID-19 vaccine production could be closed if manufacturers around the world were granted access to the necessary
Europe, China and now the US – thanks to President Biden – are beginning to coordinate their actions to tackle climate change.
How should baby boomers invest in a time of bitcoin, NFT’s, meme stocks, SPAC’s and endless other ‘new’ innovations?
Carbon pricing is an idea whose time has come. It is commendable that Joe Biden has begun to climb the climate mountain, but a shame he is
If you are curious how NASA gets those amazing rovers to the red planet, watch this extraordinary short film.
Our species was designed to be wanderers, but the pandemic has made us sedentary. As vaccinations accelerate and people slowly start to travel
The accelerating rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in many advanced economies has set the stage for rapid recovery in the second half of this year
The Covid-19 may soon be under control. However, there is a second pandemic that has been insidiously spreading throughout our schools and
This rapid embrace of sustainability and social purpose is understandable, and mostly welcome. However, there are dangers in the uncritical