Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Stanley Fischer, the 73-year-old vice chair of the US Federal Reserve, is familiar with the decline of the world's rich. He spent his childhood and youth in the British protectorate of Rhodesia, in present-day Zambia and Zimbabwe, before going...
Russian Debt and China Yuan Since the August 1998 sovereign default triggered by the West, Russian state finances have been prudent to almost a fault. The size of the national government debt is the lowest of any major industrial country,...
By Paul Craig Roberts As an economist, I can't identify in history any economy whose affairs have been so badly managed and prospects so severely damaged as that of the USA. The frontpage headline story for the Labor Day weekend was...
Many Americans correctly perceive the U.S. as a land of "haves" and "have-nots," reflecting the erosion of the middle class and a growing public awareness of economic inequality. Less widely understood is where the "have-just-about-everythings" fit into the mix. As...
Although reluctant to say it, a recent IMF report on the state of U.S. economy makes clear that U.S. policy makers have failed to protect majority living conditions. When a country joins the IMF, it agrees to have its economic...

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