Taxes and Spending
Governments take on a variety of responsibilities as a justification for greatly expanding powers — claiming these powers are necessary to fulfill these new responsibilities.
UK politicians are now at war as some push to make Brexit a catalyst for pro-market reforms such as slashing taxes. Others, however, want to double down on the worst the EU bureaucracy has to offer.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
The only way to end the booms and busts brought by inflationary credit is to eliminate the central bank's counterfeiting that constitutes and creates that inflation.
If the US administration truly wishes to "To Make America Great Again," there is no way around addressing the Fed.
In its blind search for the "correct" interest-rate policy, the Fed can't succeed in extending the boom indefinitely.
Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture
The British Broadcasting Corp will remain firmly ensconced within the British state for the foreseeable future.
Protectionism and Free Trade
Much of Donald Trump's political rhetoric appears to be premised on "honor ideology" which places reputation and respect from others above all else, even at the cost of self-harm.
The Bank of England apparently wants to incorporate blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies into the central bankers’ tool kit.