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William J. Bernstein - A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

William J. Bernstein – A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

Probably the best book of its kind. A global history of trade from ourearliest hunter-gatherer days until the present. 113 more words

Economics

‘Trade War’: Updates from Argentina, Canada and clues from the PRC

At the much-anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires (1 December), both leaders agreed to suspend additional trade tariffs for 90 days as they engage in new trade negotiations until 1 March 2019. 437 more words

Geopolitics

Ariza Back in D.C.

Trevor Ariza was recently traded from Phoenix to Washington for kelly Oubre Jr. & Austin Rivers. Ariza has played for 7 teams in his 14 year career with this being his second stint with the Wizards, he last played with them from 2012-2014. 13 more words

Sports

Book Review: "The Honourable Company: A History of the English East India Company" by John Keay

This book was recommended to me by a history friend who specializes in eighteenth century English history.  I was looking for an all-encompassing history of the East India Company and this book fits the bill.   276 more words

Book Reviews

Germany's BREXIT PANIC: Trade unions WARN of drastic consequences of ‘CHAOTIC’ no deal

Time is running out for the Prime Minister, who faces an uphill battle to re-negotiate the terms of her Withdrawal Agreement. She faces stiff opposition amid calls of a second referendum and the likely event of her deal being rejected by Parliament, while Tory dissidents plot leadership… 6 more words

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Tucker Tells the Trump Truth, by Robert Ringer

Tucker Carlson recently told a German newspaper what he tought was wrong with Trump. From Robert Ringer at lewrockwell.com:

In an interview with a German newspaper, Tucker Carlson undoubtedly caused a lot of Trump supporters to flinch when he spoke frankly about what he sees as the president’s shortcomings.  1,095 more words

Government

Trump v. China: is a trade war inevitable and is free trade even good?

Free trade was probably the topic on which economists had formed the strongest consensus. Adam Smith and David Ricardo first clearly articulated the logic of free trade against the mercantilist orthodoxy of the their time. 532 more words