Why the Fall of the Dollar and the Rise of Bitcoin is a Foregone Conclusion

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The United States has Encountered a Force it Cannot Stop Today, the United States has the privilege of issuing the global reserve currency. All around the world, countries save and transact with US dollars due to the Bretton Woods Agreement and the petrodollar system. The petrodollar system, which spawned from an oil deal between the … Read more

What We Should Learn About Risk Following the Pandemic

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Governments and Corporations Were Unprepared Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the S&P 500 was hovering around all time highs. The US government had cut corporate tax rates during a decade long bull market. The federal reserve kept interest rates low, which encouraged continued debt-fueled spending. Publicly traded companies repurchased their shares on the open market, … Read more

How China Will Benefit from the Coronavirus Crisis

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The Worst is Behind China In November of 2019, doctors in Wuhan, a city in China, began treating patients presenting with flu-like symptoms. As some patients developed respiratory issues, doctors began to suspect the spread of a coronavirus like SARS. The Chinese government initially made efforts to suppress these suspicions. They feared that raising alarm … Read more

Why Autocratic Government is the Government Model of the Future

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A Shift Away From Democracy Democracy has proven to be a successful government model up until this point. Lifespans have extended. Standards of living have improved. Advancement up the societal latter is now achievable through hard work. However, we are seeing the democratic foundations that propelled us into an age of prosperity begin to crumble. … Read more

3 Things that are Happening as Hong Kong Protests Chinese Autocracy

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What are the Hong Kong Protests About? Hong Kong has had a chaotic past few months. Millions of Hong Kong citizens have taken to the streets in protest of the Beijing government. Some of these protests turned violent, as police applied force against demonstrators. To better understand the potential consequences of the Hong Kong protests, … Read more

Four Areas to Watch As Big Tech and Government Work Together

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Blurred Boundaries Between Big Tech and Government Amazon has been in the news lately due to its nearly finalized cloud contract with the government. Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud hosting service, has been a huge revenue driver for the conglomerate. The Department of Defense favors Amazon Web Services over the competition to host its data … Read more

Why Self-Reliance Is More Important Than Ever


Self-Reliance vs. Government Reliance The world has arguably become more polarized than ever before over the direction of governments. While a healthy debate is welcome, ideology is winning out over over sobriety. As a result of this unbending ideology, government leaders have made some catastrophic decisions. I’ve listed just a few current events that have … Read more

How to Keep the US-China Cold War From Getting Hot

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The Battle for World Supremacy China’s rapid growth over the past few decades has positioned it as a global economic and technology leader. As the world’s second largest economic power, China has the capital to invest in its technology sector. These investments have proven to come at a cost to China’s homegrown companies. Huawei, a … Read more

Brexit Box: Case in Point of Government Incompetence

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  Brexit Box Brexit discussions have continued to drag on without a firm deal in place. In February, Theresa May’s proposed strategy to withdraw Britain from the European Union suffered a brutal defeat at the hands of Parliament. On March 29th, Britain is scheduled to leave the EU. Doing so without a deal in place … Read more

Russia’s Doomsday Machine: What You Need to Know

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Tensions Escalate Russia has been in the news a lot lately. The fallout from Russia’s manipulation of the 2016 presidential election has yet to reach its conclusion. While the presidential administration’s policy towards Russia appears forgiving, members of Congress are in favor of passing sanctions on Russia. The sanctions could severely hurt Russia’s economy, as … Read more