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  • Coronavirus Will Hammer Iran’s Economy

    Iran is now one the epicenters of the novel coronavirus outbreak outside of China: officials have reported 61 confirmed cases of the virus, resulting in at...

  • Fantasy fiscal policy 

    Will the next recession be worse than you think? With the major central banks having little space for further interest-rate cuts, might the next cyclical...

  • The normalization of Trumpism 

    Donald Trump’s speech here at the World Economic Forum went over relatively well.

  • FBI abused its powers with spying on Page 

    As America weighs abuses of power in this season of impeachment and trial, it’s worth taking a careful second look at the FBI’s behavior in its “Crossfire...

  • Let’s be very clear: Although Lebanon’s new government will undoubtedly secure a rubber stamp vote of confidence in Parliament in the next couple of days, it...

    In the past few months, Lebanese people have watched with alarm as their already-poor purchasing power saw a massive decline, and many have tried to shrug off...

  • You may have caught sight of U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel gleefully showing off the new, post-Brexit U.K. passport a few days ago.

    The issue has been and will always be how society progresses from a state of disorder and uncertainty to one of high order and reasonableness.