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  • Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

    Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

    Moral hazard, easy money, and cheap credit have never produced good results. History is littered with examples of financial disaster brought about by monetary manipulation originat ...

  • Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

    Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

    "Give back to Ceasar what is Ceasar’s and to God what is God’s," said Jesus in relation to the taxes paid to the Roman Emperor. In some sense that was a kind of restarting point, a ...

  • Learn Free or Die

    Learn Free or Die

    More and more US states are enacting laws that give parents the funds to choose their children’s private schools  Now that there are no more teacher strikes, is everything OK? With ...

  • Without Fiscal Adjustments, We Will Suffer Inflation and Stagnation

    Without Fiscal Adjustments, We Will Suffer Inflation and Stagnation

    The writer, Emilio Ocampo is economist who holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and taught emerging markets economy at NYU Stern. He is also the writer of several books on h ...

Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

Moral hazard, easy money, and cheap credit have never produced good results. History is littered with examples of financial disaster brought about by monetary manipulation origina ...

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Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

"Give back to Ceasar what is Ceasar’s and to God what is God’s," said Jesus in relation to the taxes paid to the Roman Emperor. In some sense that was a kind of restarting point, ...

Read More »
Learn Free or Die

Learn Free or Die

More and more US states are enacting laws that give parents the funds to choose their children’s private schools  Now that there are no more teacher strikes, is everything OK? Wit ...

Read More »
Without Fiscal Adjustments, We Will Suffer Inflation and Stagnation

Without Fiscal Adjustments, We Will Suffer Inflation and Stagnation

The writer, Emilio Ocampo is economist who holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and taught emerging markets economy at NYU Stern. He is also the writer of several books on ...

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The Invisible Continent

The Invisible Continent

Cuban exile Carlos Alberto Montaner analyses the role Latin America, and its populist regimes, play in international politics.  Latin America is, for better or for worst, the invi ...

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Trump Can Take the Lead in Latin America, But He Must Act Soon

Trump Can Take the Lead in Latin America, But He Must Act Soon

  Over the past few weeks, President Trump has deployed a very intense agenda when it comes to the international arena. This has played out in the form of ultimatum(s) to North Ko ...

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Facing Teachers’  Strikes: Two Proposed Solutions

Facing Teachers’ Strikes: Two Proposed Solutions

Mendoza province and Ecuador's leftist government show effective ways to tackle challenge.  Although the evidence from many years shows that the fact that children are in the clas ...

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Maduro Is Still Dangerous

Maduro Is Still Dangerous

Cuban writer Carlos Alberto Montaner explains why Maduro's regime is a threat to the region. Maduro had to rectify his unconstitutional behavior. Venezuela’s Attorney General, Lui ...

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Populism, The New Enemy of Democracy

Populism, The New Enemy of Democracy

    In this article that appeared on both El Pais (Spain) and La Nación (Argentina),  Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa analyzes the threat populism poses to modern liberal de ...

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On Housing and Administrators

On Housing and Administrators

   Our executive director Agustín Etchebarne writes in Clarin about the housing sector in Buenos Aires.  Ana María Ugarte cannot pay the expenses for her one room apartment in Mat ...

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