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When Government Controls All Wealth
Stock markets continued their rebound yesterday. The Dow rose 284 points…or just over 1.5%. London’s FTSE 100 Index was up 3.6%. Europe’s equivalent of the Dow, the Euro Stoxx 50, was up 2.7%. Sliding into absurdity Investors have realised Brexit …
The Real Reason We Have a Welfare State
Yesterday, the Swiss cast their votes and registered their opinions: ‘No,’ they said. We left off on Friday wondering why something for nothing never works. Not as monetary policy. Not as welfare or foreign aid. Not in commerce. Not never, …
Who Owns the Gold?
A free market that would likely result in the resumption of gold as the main focus of the financial system.
Why the UN’s Global Tax Proposal is a Dangerous Game
The United Nations raised a few eyebrows recently when it suggested taxing rich Muslims, football, and Uber as a way of bridging a shortfall in aid funding. On a list of unconventional taxation ideas, this ranks right up there with the best of them. But we shouldn’t be too surprised by any of this. When it comes to questionable international bodies, the UN has few peers.