Has Cuban socialism benefited its people? This summarizes the pros and cons of socialism in Cuba and asks what the Cuban revolution has achieved.
For millennia, governments have controlled society through the supply of money. Until now, people have never had another option. Now we have Bitcoin.
Governments and Banks have been printing so much money into existence, it has completely devalued our currencies. Fractional Reserve Lending is completely spiralling our debt out of control and it's time everybody understood the scam.
Protectionism is the practice of limiting outside competition through applying tariffs, quotas, and subsidies. It is normally done to guard domestic industries and jobs. Here are the pros and cons.
Tourism can be a great way for places to generate income and jobs... but it can also have downsides. Here is a list of the main advantages and disadvantages of tourism.
Neo-liberalism was the brainchild of Milton Friedman and Ludwig von Mises. They convinced Thatcher and Reagan that a free market without regulation and low taxes would result in wealth for all.
West African fisheries face grave challenges. This paper proposes how to resolve them or at least mitigate their difficulties.
This list of the pros and cons of globalization attempts to give a summary of the essential for and against arguments employed by people when they debate the merits of globalization.
Capitalism's excesses are becoming too much for the world to bear. Three seminal events in the last eight years have highlighted this fact. The 2008 crash, Occupy in 2012 and Bernie Sanders' rise. Those are not three separate events, but a cascading evolution to something new, more sustainable.
China's economic relationship with Africa is coming under increased scrutiny, as some now view it as predatory in nature, rather than working to boost economic growth in the region. This article looks at both sides of the issue.
The Democrats regained power in the House of Representatives and many state legislatures in 2016. Their resurgence has created a schism between the new Social Democrats and moderates. This relationship and how it reflects on the nation at large is key to the party's future and that of the U.S.
Raising the minimum wage to $15 isn't the solution for low-income workers since they’ll need to generate more than $15 to stay employed. Read why.
A description of left-skewed and right-skewed economies as well as an argument for the values of a free market society.
In America, it is often argued that our jobs are being taken by immigrants and other countries. The fact is, this is not true. How can jobs be taken when we are willingly handing them over?
Governments are tired of America's world trade domination and its eagerness to strangle other economies with sanctions. China and Russia are planning a new system to replace the Swift system. I believe that will be a gold-backed cryptocurrency.