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Greek Voters And Chinese Hairdressers

quoting John H. Cochrane via Bloomberg View
Monday, July 6, 2015

Welp. Here's a good Bloomberg TV interview with Yanis Varoufakis from last week in which he characterized a "no" vote in yesterday's referendum not as a vote against the euro, or even really against austerity, but against can-kicking.

Featured Commentary

The Bloom Is Off The BRICS

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A few years ago, pundits and policymakers were predicting that the BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – would be the new engines of global growth. Naive extrapolation of rapid growth led many people to imagine an ever-brighter future for these economies – and, thanks to them, for the rest of the world as well.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist With Victor Davis Hanson: “Immigration and the Future of the West”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The implications of mass immigration in Europe and the United States.

Other Media

Beyond Human Rights Rituals A Case for State-Nation Specific Negotiation Of UNDRIP Implementation

quoting Tod Lindbergvia IC Magazine
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tod Lindberg, research fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, argues that Posner’s historical analysis is essentially wrong, “International human-rights law is good and useful not because it compels, which it mostly can’t, but because it inspires.”

Cybersecurity

Coding For A More Open Cuba

quoting Larry Diamond
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Nonprofit group’s ‘hackathon’ invites U.S. programmers to create apps for the isolated island

Featured Commentary

March Madness From The United Nations

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Friday, March 20, 2015

The NCAA basketball tournament has started, and I hope I’ve picked my brackets as well as I predicted the outcome of this month’s meeting of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a component of the UN’s World Health Organization that evaluates the likelihood that various chemicals cause cancer.

taxes
Blogs

Countries Or Jurisdictions With A Flat Tax As Of March 2015

by Alvin Rabushkavia Flat Tax
Friday, March 20, 2015

Countries or Jurisdictions With a Flat Tax as of March 2015 (Includes Personal Exemption or Allowance. Effective Zero Rate on First Tranche of Earnings or Self-Employed Business Profits)

Blogs

I Thought It Doesn’t Matter What You Spend The Money On

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Maybe Keynesianism doesn’t work if the country you try it in has “H” as its first letter.

Other Media

Cuban Cigars Still Off-limits, But For How Much Longer?

quoting Stephen Habervia San Jose Mercury News
Monday, January 5, 2015

SAN JOSE -- As the long-standing prohibition on Cuban stogies begins to fade, aficionados in the Bay Area are clamoring for a puff of the long-forbidden cigars thought by many to be the best in the world.

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Ceasefire in Colombia

by Mark Moyarvia Military History in the News
Monday, December 22, 2014

This week, diplomats from the United Nations and the European Union are hailing the unilateral ceasefire declared by the leftist FARC as the harbinger of a peace that will permanently end a conflict dating back to the 1960s.

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