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  • The rise of modern monetary theory

    28-08-2019 01:05:00

    Much of what is new in MMT is unconvincing and a dangerous template for public policy

  • The misuse of language and Brexit

    31-07-2019 00:38:00

    Two words 'populist' and 'illiberal' are being used by those enraged by the words and actions of Trump and Brexiteers

  • China's Hong Kong conundrum

    26-06-2019 00:41:00

    As during the Tiananmen protests, China is once again faced with a choice between repression and liberalisation

  • Reflections on Indian democracy

    28-05-2019 21:07:00

    The claim that Modi's victory will create a populist authoritarian regime is maladroit

  • Do-it-yourself and nirvana economics

    24-04-2019 00:17:00

    Revisiting the academic contributions of P D Henderson and H Demsetz

  • The disuniting of the United States?

    26-03-2019 23:29:00

    There is a deep ideological economic divide between Democrats and Republicans for the first time since the Great Depression

  • Migration and miscegenation

    30-01-2019 00:14:00

    The ancient history of India's population

  • The Brexit conundrum

    25-12-2018 23:50:00

    Instead of being deterred by a 'no deal' scenario, the UK should adopt a tit-for-tat strategy with the EU

  • Money matters

    27-11-2018 23:36:00

    Loss of growth momentum and jobs, induced by demonetisation, are the reasons for government's demands to raid RBI's reserves

  • The US culture wars

    30-10-2018 23:00:00

    The coming midterm elections matter because their outcome will affect the cosmological beliefs of much of the world

  • Cyberwars

    25-09-2018 23:30:00

    Just as physical borders are a symbol of sovereignty, so are the growing borders in cyberspace

  • Polytheism vs monotheism

    29-08-2018 23:17:00

    Secular Europe today faces the same form of extremism that the pagan Roman emperors faced in the early years of the Christian era

  • On spooks

    25-07-2018 05:58:00

    Whatever be the outcome of battle between Trump and 'deep state', there is an indisputable fact - the FBI is still haunted by the ghost of Hoover

  • Is Trump killing the liberal world order?

    27-06-2018 05:56:00

    The world doesn't have a true Liberal International Economic Order anymore, and Trump's actions should be judged accordingly

  • Guard against neo-mercantilism

    30-05-2018 05:55:00

    If the IMF cannot be persuaded to enforce the 'scarce' currency clause on China and Germany, unilateral trade actions by the US would be justified