Category Archives: Banana republic

Lessons from Iceland, Where Offshore Created an Onshore Bubble Free of Rules and Regulations

In Iceland, the rapid growth of offshore, meaning tax evasion, along with harmful, even criminal, practices produced a massive boom and bust.

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How the New York Times Helped Hillary Hide the Hawk

Hillary Clinton’s macho, um, muscular stance in foreign affairs has delivered a series of disasters. Yet she remains a true believer in the idea that the US is and should remain the world’s sole superpower. And the New York Times pointed that out only after the New York state primary (well, they glossed over the disasters part).

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