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An immigration system based on sponsorship, bonding, and a reduction in the use of public resources would allow the private sector to play a bigger role in which immigrants come here, and which ones stay.
The classical liberal economist Edmund Phelps wants government to aid poor people, but he clearly is not an egalitarian. His philosophy would be unacceptable to today's "woke" egalitarians.
Because of inflation and a lack of a savings ethic, Americans are less prepared for retirement than ever. The numbers are discouraging.
Turkey's economy is reeling under inflation rates likely reaching 170 percent. Not surprisingly, the worst of it is felt by regular people just trying to make a living.
Labor and WagesPovertyU.S. History
The modern progressive narratives claim that the wealth of the West and especially of the USA was built upon the backs of slaves. In fact, slavery retarded economic growth.
Many of the best-known civil rights leaders eschewed entrepreneurship, emphasizing that blacks seek employment in the professions and government jobs.
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African economies aren't being strangled by capitalism but by statism, which has imposed inflation, debt, and high taxes.
While the standard secular narrative is that Christianity held back science and human development, history tells a different story, one of literacy and the development of human capital.
Janet Yellen, who once was the nation's chief inflationist, now says that poor women need easy access to abortion because inflation might work a hardship on them.
Why did Barbados postslavery develop a more robust economy than Jamaica even though the people had similar ethnic backgrounds?