Richard Vague

High Inflation is Officially Behind Us

But you wouldn't necessarily know it reading the headlines.

The Truth About Government Debt

The payments funded by government debt actually increase household wealth. Here's how it all works.

The SVB Failure: Why It Happened and What It Means

All the signs of risk were there. And yet, various stakeholders downplayed or ignored them. Why don’t we ever learn?

China’s Generation of Demise

Why China’s shrinking population both reflects—and portends—far deeper problems.

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.