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To UMNO Leadership--Don't Use Singapore Malays for your Politics

December 8, 2016

To UMNO Leadership–Don’t Use Singapore Malays for your Politics

by Mohsin Abdullah (received via email)

The first ever Singapore’s Malay Brigadier General, Ishak Ismail, who is also the Commander of Sixth Army Division(left in the picture) 974 more words

Elections

A Better Welfare System

An ever-growing share of US Government spending is going towards welfare programs, including food stamps, child care, housing, medical care, preschool, and even debit cards with a certain amount of spending cash.   1,298 more words

Investing

A Crisis-Prone & Fragile Financial System

Prior to the Global Financial Crisis (GFC 2007), many senior economists and policy makers expressed confidence that they had finally solved the problem of business cycles, booms and busts, that plagues capitalism. 996 more words

Critiques Of Economic Theories

Trade, Facts, and Politics

December 7, 2016

http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/12/05/trade-facts-and-politics/?_r=0

Trade, Facts, and Politics

“Part of the whole Trump phenomenon involves white working class voters rallying around a candidate who promised to bring back the coal and industrial jobs of the past, and lashing out at anyone who refuses to make similar promises. 541 more words

Civil Society Issues

The business of US economic diplomacy in Asia

December 7, 2016

The business of US economic diplomacy in Asia

by  Dr. Martin Parkinson PSM, Canberra

The outcome of the US election has created considerable uncertainty at the country’s future policy directions towards the Asia-Pacific. 949 more words

Leadership

Michael Pettis on the global economic outlook, negative interest rates and Charles Dickens

A short interview with Michael Pettis, an economist I greatly admire for his insights on the evolution of the world economy, economic history and especially China. 75 more words

Economics

Trump & the Carrier Fraud

Earlier this year, Carrier announced that it would move over 2,000 jobs from Indiana to Mexico. Now, after Trump promised to reduce regulations and corporate taxes and Mike Pence promised the company an array of economic incentives to stay in Indiana, Carrier… 234 more words