It's getting harder and harder to divine what exactly to make of each successive announcement coming out about the economy
Political Aspects of Malemployment
As the Russian economy ambles into a permanent state of 'partial' mobilization, the political consequences for the underpinnings of the
As reports emerge of an increasingly likely withdrawal from Kherson – the costs of an escalating Russian campaign to wreck Ukraine's energy and heating infrastructure as winter comes mount – the correlation of economic and political forces within Russia are worsening.
The last few days have led to some major whiplash among commodity market watchers, armchair geopolitical strategists, politics fiends, and
Annex to Remember
The problem with the current emerging attempt at neoliberal totalitarianism in conditions that preclude the effective recycling of a large trade surplus is that eventually you run out of someone else's money.
Empire of Austerity
In a turn of events that rather surprised me, I'm now in the process of signing a contract to write
Referendumb and Referendumber: Shook Ones, Pt. III
The last 48 hours have proven to be another watershed in the Russo-Ukrainian war, one that simultaneously changed everything and
Last week, a Bloomberg piece concerning the role of defense procurement orders as a 'boost' to the Russian economy caught
Mise en Цен
The latest consumer price index and inflation data release in the US has many, myself included, apoplectic at the disconnect
Bust A Cap
The stunning success of the Ukrainian military's counteroffensive in Kharkiv oblast' and reports of further attacks gaining ground in Luhansk