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Beware the Chinese Silicon Valley East

The rarest of start-up breeds is being found in several cities in China. The “Unicorn,” a private company with a market capitalization of $1 billion, is being spotted more of late. A Chinese government report put the number of unicorns in the country at 164 in 2017, a 25% increase from the year before. By some counts, it already has more ...

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Trump vs. Davos and Economic Globalization

One wonders what the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland will be like without the presence of the United States. Also by the way, it looks as if Vladimir Putin may be a no-show, and the world’s second largest player, China, has sent as surrogate Vice President Wang Qishan. Yes, there will be important players there, such as Angela ...

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6 Predictions for the Continued Demise of Venezuela in 2019

As Venezuela sinks deeper into total meltdown, past predictions about what the Bolivarian Revolution would ultimately mean for the country, haven’t come to be. Since Hugo Chavez first took office democratically in 1999 (subsequent ballot wins were fraudulent because of Chavismo control of state resources to finance campaigns, as well as other vote meddling factors like intimidation, coercion, etc.)… To ...

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Mexican Government Proposes “Free Zone” to Curb U.S. Migration

Not since the buffoon and former president of Mexico Vincente Fox has been in office, has a politician south of the border made this kind of news.  As a graduate of the Harvard Business School, one wonders if all true leftists gain their socialist glee from our own academia. Enough of Fox, and on to Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez ...

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Russia can never be a Top-Tier Economy

As long as one has the single-minded mission to intervene and usurp what belongs to others, there can be no long-term economic salvation. Yes, it can work in the short-term via physical threat to the populous ala Stalin et al. However, liberty and economic freedom cannot work when a sovereign nation is in perpetual war and turmoil. Goods of production ...

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HORIST: Trump scores in Argentina

Even as the #NeverTrump media picks at minutia to continue to spin stories to fill their pipeline of negative news narratives, the President has come out of the G20 summit in Argentina with some commendable outcomes. Tremendous wins. The Trump/Xi tête-à-tête was not only the most important face-to-face discussion in Argentina, it may be the most important negotiation between the ...

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China well on the way to Orwellian Economy

The globalists among you will want to determine quickly if you want China and its dystopian society on your side. The fable so prophetically crafted by 1984 exhibits what might happen to an economy that is taken over by Big Brother. The dictatorship witnessed by Orwell was influenced by Stalinism and the flowering Nazism, forms of brutal totalitarian regimes that ...

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