Additional Issues for The International Court of Justice – 10 April 2021 — Blood Money 4 What happens when indentured servitude is not enough to pay the bills of the British Empire? The answer to that question came in 1933: slavery. This was announced by FDR in his First Inaugural Address— but again, in such …
(Kipp Jones) Democrats in New York are working on creating a fund that would give some illegal aliens and ex-convicts more than $27,000 apiece in direct payments for financial hardships related to the coronavirus pandemic.
(Mayukh Saha) ‘Investment banker’ is a title that thousands of people around the world dream about achieving.
Have you ever noticed how online capitalism cultists who condescendingly tell socialists they “just don’t understand economics” are always unable to lucidly defend their own understanding of economics? If you’ve never pressed such a character to clearly and concisely explain what it is you “don’t understand” using their own words, I highly recommend that you …
(We Love Trump) Wasn’t the first time and it won’t be the last! Not too long ago we wrote several pieces about the Italian defense contractor Leonardo, and not too long after that the vatican went dark…..
Open Source is critical for Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Saurav Pathak, Bagisto Bagisto is a free opensource platform used to build an e-commerce store. In a time frame of just two years, the platform from India has got over 30k+ downloads, 3k+ Github Stars, built a community of 1500+ members and generated revenue of more than $300k. …
(Christopher England) On the topic of socialism, G.K. Chesterton once remarked, “I do not propose to prove … that socialism is a poison; it is enough if I maintain that it is a medicine and not a wine.” Chesterton’s point is that socialist reform proposals, even if they really do address an underlying economic crisis, should never be mistaken for true human flourishing, which always requires a substantial degree of self-sufficiency and independence. A man whose life depends on continual doses of strong medicine remains a sick man, and he cannot fully partake of the good things in life, such as drinking wine.
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(Tom Ozimek) Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and fellow Harvard University economist David Cutler argued in an essay on Monday that the pandemic will end up costing the United States $16 trillion, around four times the toll exacted by the 2007–08 Great Recession.
(Activist Post) The state of the New York City restaurant industry is in dire straits. July proved to be another disastrous month for restaurants, bars, and nightlife establishments across the city with a majority unable to pay rent in July, a new survey found.