Category: Economics

Keep Calm and Carrier On

The President-and-Vice-President-Elect, Donald Trump and Mike Pence, will take a trip to Pence’s home state of Indiana today as part of their “Thank You Tour” after an upset victory that shook the political world...

Trump’s “Trade War” is Just a Battle in a Much Broader Campaign

Trump’s “Trade War” is Just a Battle in a Much Broader Campaign

If there is one thing even Donald Trump’s most ardent detractors begrudgingly give him credit for is being an “excellent showman.” This is due, in large part, to Trump’s effective marketing of both himself,...

Is there a Paradox in Growing Technological Interdependence and “Illiberalism”?

Is there a Paradox in Growing Technological Interdependence and “Illiberalism”?

Principally in “Western” liberal democracies, we hear phrases like “the Internet has made the world a smaller place” and “no two countries with a McDonald’s have ever gone to war” (note: this was true...

Sincere Advice for Mr. Trump (If He Wants to Win)

Sincere Advice for Mr. Trump (If He Wants to Win)

Dear Mr. Trump, What follows isn’t an endorsement of your campaign or a “Never Trump”-based criticism. Rather, it’s an observation of the potential pitfalls in your current campaign strategy that need major revisions before...

O’Malley’s Predictable Sprint to the Left in Iowa

O’Malley’s Predictable Sprint to the Left in Iowa

O’Malley needs to up his game if he’s going to be a serious contender to beat Hillary Clinton.