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Volume 25, Issue 55: January 19, 2023

Ivan Eland (National Interest)
China leads the race for influence in Africa, with the United States falling behind in the giveaways. But, actually, that’s just fine. U.S. government interference in the continent will just lead to a pointless zero-sum competition with China for a dominance the victor won’t be able sustain. READ MORE »



Steve H. Hanke, John Greenwood, OBE (Wall Street Journal)
Tokyo has had ultra-slow monetary growth for decades. From 1992 to 2020, the growth rate of the country’s money supply averaged an anemic 2.6% per year. Accordingly, Japan’s inflation rate has averaged an almost imperceptible 0.3% a year. Chairman Powell? Your move.... READ MORE »



K. Lloyd Billingsley (American Greatness)
The authors of a recent article in the American Journal of Medicine wonder why some people hesitate to take a COVID vaccine shot. These experts worry about a “belief in freedom.” Maybe it’s because the COVID vaccines don’t work very well? READ MORE »



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