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Amid fiscal profligacy and fears of a looming debt crisis, Spending cuts recommended but is a tax increase necessary?

October 5, 2010 by

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This video by prominent Washington DC based Economist Daniel Mitchell demonstrates that only spending cuts and not an increase in the tax burden are needed to balance the budget.  Although the video refers to an increasingly “big government” America, the same issue plagues most European countries and particularly the United Kingdom.  While the new UK conservative government has the good […]

The economist: Government trying to stimulate a rise in total fertility rates?

September 20, 2010 by

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On Sept. 16th, 2010, The economist published an article entitled: an excercise in fertility In Asia’s “little tigers”, big families went out of vogue decades ago, and have stayed there Whose to blame for the decline in fertility rates in the rich economies of south east Asia? It is true that as income grows, the […]