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China Today – The Economics and Geopolitics of the New National Socialists

Reading Time: 19 minutes How does the CCP treat its citizens and the neighbouring areas? Is the “economic miracle” really a miracle? These are some of the questions that this essay will seek to answer…

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Exergy: the key to understanding this energy crisis (and those that will follow)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Exergy is the key concept for understanding the current energy crisis and the ones that will follow. However, the mainstream analysis does not account for this important concept which…

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Evergrande is only a small drop in an ocean of Chinese debt

Reading Time: 6 minutes Evergrande’s liquidity problems are a symptom of a much bigger issue that China is facing: how to deal with its high level of debt without causing too much disruption to its economy or financial markets…

Falling productivity & Labour Alienation

Reading Time: 4 minutes A short blog offering an alternative view of why labour productivity has been declining – it argues that the alienation of labour from its work creates mental distress which leads to people not wanting to improve.


Money: the real economy and the financial economy

Reading Time: 16 minutes Money is the nervous system of the world’s socio-economic order. But there are money for the real economy and then money for the financial economy. This paper aims to raise awareness of this fact…