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Expect the ECB to Use a "Climate Crisis" to Justify Their Next Stimulus Plan

Cronyism and CorporatismThe EnvironmentMoney and Banks

Blog11/23/2019

The ECB, always happy to repeat the mistakes of Japan, is likely to start new programs of debt monetization for green projects and claim it is a different, radical and new measure.

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Europe's Spending Binge Is Slowing Its Economy

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog10/21/2019

The string of spending increases announced daily in Europe disguise an extremely dangerous bet: that the ECB will bail out the eurozone forever.

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Earth to Tesla: Elon Musk Has Few Ideas Beyond Begging for Government Money

Bureaucracy and RegulationCorporate Welfare

Blog06/12/2019

Elon Musk uses corporate welfare and "public-private partnerships" to create the false impression he is an actual entrepreneur.

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Europe is Taxing and Regulating Tech, Now It's Lagging Behind in Innovation

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationGlobal Economy

Blog02/26/2019

Europe is falling behind North American and China in the tech sector. This is not by chance or bad luck, it is by design.

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Europe Tried Its Own "Green New Deal" — It Was a Disaster

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog02/12/2019

The Eurozone's massive "green" policy plan has the EU facing high unemployment, stagnating growth, and energy bills of twice as much as seen in the US.

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Europe Needs to "Harmonize" to Ireland's Tax Level, not to France's

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/04/2018

European bureaucrats thinks tax rates should be similar across the zone. But they naturally want all tax rates to "harmonize" at high rates, like those in France.

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Europe Is Slowing Down — And It's Already Painted Into a Corner

Blog03/22/2018

With ultra-low interest rates already in place, Europe has nowhere to go when the slowdown intensifies. 

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