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Recent defeats for left-wing governments in Latin America are a good thing, but the region has a long way to go in embracing free markets.
There is nothing wrong with living with your parents, but not since the Great Depression have there been so many returning to the nest.
The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
If the US dollar begins to return to monetary sanity — for now — other currencies will face grave threats to their monetary status quo.
The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory
Although the election is over, the ideological fight continues.
The recent Italian vote helped to get rid of a pro-EU prime minister. Unfortunately, Italy is not much closer to the pro-market revolution it needs.
The EntrepreneurFree MarketsGlobal Economy
Whales were rapidly on their way to extinction until the petroleum industry undermined the whaling industry.
Under Castro, Cuba has really been two Cubas. There is relative abundance for the ruling class, and cruel, enforced poverty for everyone else.
Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
India serves as a striking example of an emerging market that has overcome the shackles of protectionism.
Global EconomyPolitical Theory
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is repeating Herbert Hoover's failed plan to fix an economy by keeping wages high.