Within this system, freedom and competition coexisted. At the same time, the large rivers of the economy continued to remain under state control. Continue reading The Putinist Model of Political Economy | A Simple Explanation
It seems that a politician’s career never ends. Continue reading Borgen Season 4 | The Return of a Political Genius
The hallmark moments of every military leader’s rule is the confiscation of the wealth of other peoples, the destruction of their language and culture, as well as the enactment of laws that create continued strife. Continue reading The Confiscation of Wealth | An Insight into Military Rule
Some people will have the decency to politely show you the door. Continue reading A Career of Canvassing | Knock Knock Who’s There?
What can we fairly expect to give and receive given the current circumstances? Continue reading Why do businesses and governments even exist?
On 11 July 1955, President Eisenhower signed into law a bill that required that the inscription In God We Trust to appear on all paper and coin currency. Continue reading The God Given Power of Currency | In God We Trust
There is a magic to Kampong Glam that I cannot put into words. It is perhaps a magic that only I feel and only I know. Continue reading The Magic of Kampong Glam | A Humble Homesick Singaporean Pays Homage
I knew it would be hard–but who knew it would be this hard? Continue reading A Letter to the Young Leader Under My Custody
Why look for impermanence in an impermanent world? Continue reading The Self’s Fleeting and Fading Universe
“It is important to understand that it is relatively easy to structure the start of a business – and much less easy to restructure it later once there has been growth and success.” Continue reading Author Spotlight | Philip Marcovici on Global Tax Planning for Entrepreneurs