Truman in English

Select articles and exclusive interviews for our anglophone readers.

The Lazy 1970’s vs. the Frenetic 2000’s

The Lazy 1970’s vs. the Frenetic 2000’s

Instead of zeroing in on prices, we should be looking at the enormous distortions of our centrally banked irredeemable currency.…

Piketty’s Wealth Gap Wake Up

Piketty’s Wealth Gap Wake Up

Karl Fitzgerald of Renegade Economists and Michael Hudson review Thomas Piketty's new book…

Investors Ignore Frightful Geopolitics

Investors Ignore Frightful Geopolitics

Much of the geopolitical balance of power that has been in place for much of the past 25 years will be tested on the banks of the Black Sea…

Why Was China Carrying Gold?

Why Was China Carrying Gold?

I would discourage everyone from making too much out of the Chinese gold carry trade.…

Nick Clegg v Nigel Farage

Are you in or out of the EU? LBC hosts the first leaders' debate where Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage debate Britain's membership of the EU…

Crimea: Geo-Political Gas

Who In Ukraine Will Benefit From An IMF Bailout?…

Putin Plays for Keeps in Crimea

Putin Plays for Keeps in Crimea

In many ways the current situation on the Black Sea parallels the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Only this time, the roles of each player are reversed…

If Scotland, why not Greece?

If Scotland, why not Greece?

Why an independent Scotland should get out of sterling, but Greece should not volunteer to exit the Eurozone…

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Kiev is the equivalent of Kosovo as a Slavic city-of-origin. Are we seeing a replay?…

“Clientelism is the essence of social protection” –Edmund Phelps

“Clientelism is the essence of social protection” –Edmund Phelps

Interview with Edmund Phelps (2006 Nobel Prize in Economics)…

Spain – a pyrrhic recovery in unemployment

Spain – a pyrrhic recovery in unemployment

It is a tragedy of such enormity, anything short of panic seems complacent…

The Rwanda “Genocide Fax”: What We Know Now

The Rwanda “Genocide Fax”: What We Know Now

New documentation paints complex picture of informant and his warnings…

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