Richard Vague

Why China Might Help End This War

It’s because the People’s Republic has as much—or more—to lose in the Russia-Ukraine war as any non-combatant.

Whither Inflation?

Whether we're able to get past high inflation in a year or two will depend in large part on how well we move past COVID. Here's why.

Will China’s Debt Bomb Explode?

The Evergrande crisis is serious for China and a few other countries, but no, it won’t tank the global economy.

How President Biden Can Fix our Trade Problem

Trump’s approach largely failed because the problem can’t be solved by tariffs. Here’s the answer.

It’s Time for a Debt “Jubilee”

Why freeing American households and businesses from crippling private debt would be a boon to the economy.