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What If the Coronavirus Recession Gets Worse Than Expected?

What tools does the government have? Whenever the government substantially intervenes in the U.S. economy, you can bet there will be commentators worried about inflation. Nine times out of 10, I’d be inclined to agree. But not now. That’s because it’s increasingly apparent that we’re headed toward an …

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What Is the Federal Reserve Going to Do to Save the Economy?

Ryan Brewer Here’s a quick primer on the U.S. central bank, how it works and what it’s doing to keep the economy from sinking into depression. The United States Federal Reserve has committed to do everything it can to save the financial system and the American economy from …

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Why the Coronavirus Is a Hinge for the Future of U.S.-China Relations

Paul Heer  Will Beijing and Washington work things out? It is too soon to tell what net impact the COVID-19 pandemic crisis will have on the U.S.-China relationship. Several indicators point toward an accelerated deterioration as the two sides point fingers of blame at each other and compete …

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How the Coronavirus Crisis Could Create a Historic Mortgage Meltdown

Harry Kazianis 17 million people out of work mean millions can’t pay their mortgage. Sadly, the aid that is out there could spawn a foreclosure crisis of historic proportions. In just the space of three weeks, the United States has lost more jobs—over 17 million—than were lost in …

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The birth of the modern concept of economic war and Bernard Esambert’s thought

Giancarlo Elia Valori Without my friend Bernard Esambert there would not certainly be the current concept of “economic warfare”. Having studied at the Ėcole Polytechnicque, he is a natural heir to the best Colbertian, Saint-Simonian, positivist – and later Gaullist – tradition – which pervades the background and …

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COVID-19 opens up New Opportunities between India and Latin America

By Pankhury Harbansh The COVID-19 pandemics has adversely impacted the economies across the globe. IMF has predicted that the global economy will fall into recession, perhaps, with the exception of the economies of India and China, which may grow, albeit at a lower pace. There has been disruptive …

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Why Winning the War In Afghanistan Meant Losing to the Taliban

The Taliban will seek to run Afghanistan in line with their values and. America will have to stand back and watch. Drawing lessons from the U.S. involvement in the war in Afghanistan is important not only for determining the ways we may fight in the future, if we …

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The Coronavirus Crisis Has Just Begun

The stress on the U.S. economy and national debt will now increase dramatically in ways that cannot yet be fully calculated. While much of Washington engages in a fierce debate about whether Trump’s declared hope of getting America “back to work” by Easter is foolish or a prudent …

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