How Did China Get Rich? Most people don’t get China. It’s far away. They speak a different language. Their culture, philosophy, religion—everything is super different. Because of this, or perhaps because of China’s historical isolation, . . .
What to Expect in the New Era of Trumponomics Many mainstream economists and pundits don’t like Trump, or “Trumponomics” (Trump’s economic policy). That’s because they’re either ignorant, or they’re liars. It’s harsh, but it’s true. . . .
The market needs competition to work. Everyone knows that—especially President Elect Donald Trump. What he’s done in the last 2 months has been nothing short of genius. Trump’s created a political and economic climate that . . .
Why Study Economic History? Modern (theoretical) economics has failed us. It’s led America down the road to economic collapse, while at the same time empowered and emboldened our rivals. By abandoning empiricism (the use of . . .
America’s Protectionist History “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell, 1984 We’re taught in school that America’s always been a free-trading nation. America was an . . .
December 13, 2016 IBM’s Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty stated today that the technology giant plans to invest $1 billion in America over the next 4 years, and will create 25,000 jobs in the process. . . .
Did China and India Really Have The Biggest Historical Economies? We are constantly told by the media that Western hegemony is a historical aberration, and that China and India have traditionally been the centers of . . .