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Commentary & Opinion
December 13, 2021 Now Is No Time to Raise Interest RatesSource: The Atlantic
With year-to-year inflation now at 40-year highs, part of the debate is settled: Inflation is higher and longer-lasting than the Federal Reserve or the Biden administration expected. That they and so many other economists failed...
December 8, 2021 Goldman CEO Solomon sees policy, not the pandemic, as the biggest risk ahead for marketsSource: CNBC
Congress and the Federal Reserve will have more impact on what happens to the economy and markets than the pandemic, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said Tuesday.
December 6, 2021 Opinion: The energy crisis shows precisely why this industry should be in public hands (UK)Source: The Guardian
Last week, the energy company Bulb became the latest and largest victim of a bloodbath that has seen 25 firms go to the wall. Emergency procedures for “special administration” have been used for the first time, with Bulb...
November 12, 2021 Opinion: The Double Irony Of Biden's Plea To OPECSource: Oil Price
“If we prematurely discourage investment in fossil fuels — and then our dependence doesn’t decline as rapidly as the Biden Administration envisions — that is a recipe for shortages, higher prices, and greater dependence on...
October 18, 2021 Commentary: Stop handing out free money (and other ideas for getting the economy back on track)Source: The Hill
While the administration has handled the COVID-19 pandemic well, it has been much less successful in dealing with the negative effects of the ensuing adjustments, including shortages, inflation, supply chain disruptions, high...
October 6, 2021 Pathway to a sustainable economySource: The Guardian
True, uninhibited economic growth on a finite planet cannot continue, and politicians who offer us continued growth but along a “green pathway” are either being disingenuous – dangerously misleading – or simply lying. But “doing...
September 27, 2021 Wang Yi Attends the Sustainable Development Forum 2021Source: People's Republic of China Foreign Affairs
Wang Yi said that development is the eternal pursuit of human society. The world today is under the compounded impacts of the pandemic and profound changes, both unseen in a century.
Source: The Conversation
The eurozone economy was therefore needing life support even before the pandemic – indeed, many of the ECB’s other unconventional support measures were in place throughout.
July 27, 2021 Bye-bye, bitcoin: It's time to ban cryptocurrenciesSource: The Hill
Governments should guarantee safe, stable and usable money. Already, according to the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center's CBDC Tracker, 81 countries representing 90 percent of world gross domestic product are at various stages...
June 24, 2021 Opinion - America the Beautiful' is a green infrastructure plan for greater sustainability and equitySource: The Hill
Record heat and wildfire in the western United States. Plummeting biodiversity. A nation struggling for equity and justice. In times like these, we desperately need federal initiatives that can solve multiple problems in one fell...
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