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Advancing Economic Freedom Is The Antidote To ‘Corrosive’ Chinese Capital

July 7, 2020 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ A recent study by the Center for International Private Enterprise looked into the patterns, trends, and characteristics of Chinese capital flows to six countries in Southeast Asia, and what it found were disturbing effects on the governance and economics of the recipient nations. The countries examined were Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The center shared its […]

Advancing Economic Freedom Is Key To Ensuring America’s Economic Rebound

June 22, 2020 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ Having recently unveiled its final report, The Heritage Foundation’s National Coronavirus Recovery Commission offered a clear pathway to America’s economic rebound with specific, actionable recommendations for policymakers. Highlighting the interwoven critical linkage between good public health policy and sound economic policy, the commission’s final report underscored the importance of economic […]

Why Democracy And Free Markets Are The Best Antidotes To Pandemics

June 20, 2020 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ In a recent article, The Economist provided compelling evidence that “democracies contain epidemics most effectively.” According to the article’s analysis, … most data suggest that political freedom can be a tonic against disease. The Economist has [analyzed] epidemics from 1960 to 2019. Though these outbreaks varied in contagiousness and lethality, […]

Denmark Is Not A Socialist Economic Nirvana

May 20, 2020 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ A recent New York Times op-ed observed that “Danes haven’t built a ‘socialist’ country. Just one that works.” A more precise observation would have been that Denmark has built a free-market democracy that works for Danes. Given the fact that America is a much larger and far more diverse and […]

Australia And New Zealand Differ On COVID-19. The Economic Fallout Could, Too.

May 7, 2020 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ Australia and New Zealand are two of just six economically free countries in the world, according to The Heritage Foundation’s 2020 Index of Economic Freedom, but they have chosen dramatically different paths in dealing with the coronavirus health crisis. Australia has been far more mindful of the economic […]

In COVID-19 Era, South Korea Remains America’s Steadfast Ally Of Democracy

April 18, 2020 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ From a foreign policy perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic shows why the United States should be in the business of preserving and advancing freedom, civil society, and other democratic values in practical partnerships with like-minded and willing allies, such as South Korea. In fact, South Korea’s response to the coronavirus outbreak […]

3 Years After Brexit Vote, Dire Warnings For UK Economy Have Proved Wrong

June 22, 2019 by

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By Anthony B Kim and Bradley Devlin ~ Pollsters had heart palpitations in June 2016 as the people of Great Britain voted to leave the European Union. A dismayed media spouted speculative hysteria about the British economy that spread faster than a fire at a match factory. Three years after the June 23, 2016, referendum, however, […]

The Empty Promises Of Socialism

October 26, 2018 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ What are the costs of adopting socialism? It’s a good question, and one not asked frequently enough. But a new report by the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House does ask the question. The answer? Socialism destroys lives and societies. The historical record is clear: Everywhere […]