Economics

China, the Economic Introvert

Seemingly perpetual economic growth and China’s status as an international behemoth may be in question as President Xi Jinping shifts priorities. Dubbed an ‘economic introvert,’ the features of the foretold fortress China are being concretely laid into CCP dogma. Ushered into his ground-breaking third term as President and Politburo strongman, Xi aims to redirect China’s
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Bitter Stalemate In Money Supply

In 1661 Johan Palmstruch discovered a Midas touch when he realized that he could solve his bank’s liquidity spread of short-term deposits and long-term loans by issuing credit paper. Dubbed “Palmstruch’s Notes”, they were credited as the first instance of IOUs (“I owe you”) in Europe, backed by nothing but the general public’s confidence in
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A Dying Breed

The typical image of an idyllic countryside family farm has dominated the public image of agriculture for decades. The romanticised image of hardworking and honest people living in unison and nature and providing for us easing our minds as we shop in the pampered comfort of our supermarkets. Perhaps as a cognitive defence mechanism against
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Who’s Really Taking Your Money?

“The Culprits Behind Greedflation” We all know the story of Robin Hood. Steal from the rich and give to the poor. The unprecedented levels of inflation in 2021-2022 however, may be telling a different story–one of corporate greed and exploitation–and one which has passed under the radar seemingly unnoticed by many.  We may all have
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