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Economic and Political Considerations Against Gerontocracy

Old age is the stage of life closest to the end of the human life cycle; one likened to a second infancy as often as it is considered a prerequisite for wisdom. 1,167 more words

Business Times, Sunday 22 April 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa names respected economist Trudi Makhaya as his economic advisor…

Looking In On The Real Paul Ryan--The Retiring Speaker of House

April 19, 2016

Looking In On The Real Paul Ryan–The Retiring Speaker of  House

he mistake about Paul Ryan, the one that both friends and foes made over the years between his Obama-era ascent and his just-announced departure from the House speakership, was to imagine him as a potential protagonist for our politics, a lead actor in the drama of conservatism, a visionary or a villain poised to put his stamp upon the era. 862 more words


Soaring US deficit is a source of concern

When our grandchildren study economics one day, will they systematically have to add a dummy variable* to their econometric equations for the period covering the Trump administration? 1,373 more words

United States

Drilling further into the Government's hole

Published in Insights, The New Zealand Initiative’s newsletter, 13 April 2018

When you are in a hole, stop drilling. That must have been the Government’s motivation for stopping oil and gas exploration. 377 more words

New Zealand

Depression-era policy to return for farmers screwed by Trump trade war.

 By ann summers

Grand Kleptocrat Trump will crater the US economy because he thinks trade wars are simply about firms, industries, and markets, rather than people working and living in regions. 724 more words