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Central bankers like Alan Greenspan seem to think central bankers can be trusted to act with restraint. That's a risky plan, especially given that true and reliable constraints could be put on the money supply by adopting commodity money.
"Here's the problem. If you give government a job to do, even one that seems justified in the abstract, it will use its power to make a terrible mess in practice."
Huawei’s 5G global ambitions, coupled with the global trade effort known as the "Belt and Road Initiative" means the US government is motivated to undermine Hong Kong's monetary stability.
Taxes and Spending
Social Security acts as a sort of "reverse insurance," doling out money now, leaving less for the future.
While everyone was talking about the 2018-2019 United States government shutdown, the House began pushing a new bill on universal background checks for gun ownership.
Global EconomyWorld History
As they did with Trump, the media categorizes Brazil's Bolsonaro as a “hateful” candidate, but it never tries to take a serious look at how Brazilians have suffered under leftist regimes.
Taleb contends that you shouldn’t put someone else’s skin in the game without putting your own in it as well.
Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending
The median waiting time for patients in Canada from referral by a practitioner, to consultation with a specialist, to date of treatment, was 21.2 weeks in 2017.