Karl Marx and the dark side of the tech revolution
Bernie Madoff and the Fed: American Pyramid Builders
The U.S. Federal Reserve has been building a pyramid that is similar to Madoff’s — but on a massive, global scale.
California on the World Stage
How many countries, other than the US, have larger economies than California?
The Real Reasons for Trump’s Anti-Globalization Circus
Trumponomics: How Trump skillfully used anti-globalization as bait to cover up his extremely neoliberal switch.
Free and Fair US Trade?
The Donald Trump administration aims at redefining US trade relationships with the rest of the world to make trade “free and fair” again.
Mr. Trump: Focus on China
American worker’s prosperity depends on it.
Trump and Germany: On Trade Imbalances and Exchange Rates
Germany should point out to Trump that it is his own irresponsible macroeconomic policies that make the dollar strong and the euro weak.
Migrants, Mexico and the Job Market
Hispanic unemployment and illegal immigration levels from Mexico are both relatively low at the start of the Trump Administration.
Trump Goes Brazil: Import Substitution on His Mind
Is the new US President really trying to resolve the competitiveness challenge by relying on outdated 1960s style, Brazilian economic concepts?
Will Trump’s Years Be Good for Gold?
Trump is of two minds on the whether he really wants to pursue sound economic policies or follow his instincts as a real estate developer.