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At present, whenever the world’s attention is not on the controversial Qatar World Cup, it is firmly on what is happening in China. The authoritarian, communist regime, ruled with an iron fist by Xi Jinping for the past decade, is seeing protests on a scale not seen in generations. As more cracks appear, will China's illiberal model prove unsustainable?
Civil Liberties

What’s happening in China: is the communist regime in trouble?

At present, whenever the world’s attention is not on the controversial Qatar World Cup, it is firmly on what is happening in China. The authoritarian, communist regime, ruled with an iron fist by Xi Jinping for the past decade, is seeing protests on a scale not seen in generations. Protests against China’s draconian zero-Covid policy have been ongoing since mid-November, but their scale increased dramatically in the aftermath of a deadly fire in Ürümqi on November 24. The blaze occurred in a residential high-rise and claimed the lives of 10 people. The efforts to tackle the fire and

The socialism vs. capitalism debate is tired and stale. If you look at any media on the topic, you’ll find people rehearsing the same, boring arguments. “Socialism doesn’t work because human nature is flawed! Socialism doesn’t work because nobody would be incentivized to work! Socialism is inefficient!” Of course, these statements are true. However, they are not convincing for those who don’t believe them. Next time you find yourself into a debate, use these arguments to tackle the root cause of what you’re discussing...
Basic Economics

The top five reasons why socialism doesn’t work

The socialism vs. capitalism debate is tired and stale. If you look at any media on the topic, you’ll find people rehearsing the same, boring arguments. “Socialism

in economics, unlike in math, constant relations not only are not possible, but can’t exist. Because economics involves the behavior of human beings, not numbers or inanimate objects.
Basic Economics

Why economics is not just graphs and charts

What American universities are doing to economics students is shameful. I can’t speak to universities in other countries, but I’ll bet the same applies

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