Inflationary Intervention Triggers Depression Risks

Although painful, the solution to the 2020 economic recession is simple – uncover our problems, let prices adjust and reallocate capital towards productive usages. The quicker we adjust, the shorter the recession and the sooner we create a sustainable economic foundation for future prosperity. This approach is the polar opposite to the current interventionist and … More Inflationary Intervention Triggers Depression Risks

“History never repeats but it rhymes” – 4th Turning Crisis Preparation

The 4th Turning by Strauss and Howe is the best book I’ve read in recent time. Using a combination of demographics, economics and sociology, the authors analyse American history through generations. Rather than the orthodox approach, looking at history through the eye of the leaders, they pinpoint the influence of key events on each generation. … More “History never repeats but it rhymes” – 4th Turning Crisis Preparation

From 3rd World to 1st World, notes from Singapore

I recently visited Singapore and read Lee Kuan Yew’s (LKY) “3rd World to 1st World – The Singapore Story” to get a feel for the history, culture and politics. What an incredible character and an intriguing place! LKY is an unusual mixture of free-market advocate, state interventionist, anti-communist but adherent of socialism and yet he’s … More From 3rd World to 1st World, notes from Singapore

Book Review: A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism by Hans Herman Hoppe

The first few chapters of Hoppe’s “A Theory of Capitalism and Socialism” were absolute gold – some of the clearest political philosophy I’ve read. The explanation of the spectrum between conservative and revolutionary socialists was particularly enlightening and has changed the way I think about political parties. I now appreciate that most socialists are actually … More Book Review: A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism by Hans Herman Hoppe