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Who is Javier Milei, and can his populist right-wing policies “fix” Argentina’s economy?

On November 19th, Argentine voters made the radical choice of electing Javier Milei to be their next president. Milei, a self described “anarcho-capitalist”, handedly defeated the centre-left Minister of Economy,…

Liz Truss’ car crash of an economic defence

Like that pantomime villain that just won’t leave, Liz Truss is back and kicking. Almost a year after her car crash of a premiership, she’s delivered a speech to the…

Anti-growth coalition: a sure sign that Truss is in trouble

Loud slogans, lazy generalisations, and an insistence on perpetuating divisions; an all too familiar tool wielded by desperate politicians. Liz Truss’ shiny and insubstantial new phrase does not seem to…

Biden delivers big bucks with new stimulus bill

The Student‘s White House Correspondents on what President Biden’s American Rescue Plan means for the US economy With a bill widely touted as a pastiche of the New Deal, US…

The US should now be encouraging spending

President Biden’s fiscal stimulus is not only big news for Americans, but it also presents opportunities for the globe. This is the most significant shift back to fiscal policy as…

ISIS’ well-defined finance arm has afforded it military and political control

Carving out a caliphate costs money. Through extortion, finance, and the spoils of war has the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, been able to afford its military and…