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IWM Monthly Promontory June 2019

Better Read then Dead … So egregious are China’s violations of commercial norms—from policies that favor local companies and penalize foreign firms to gross theft of propriety technology—the US could easily assemble a multilateral offensive of greater thrust than unilateral…

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IWM Monthly Promontory May 2019

IWM MONTHLY PROMONTORY MAY 2019  The Case for Trade Schools The enrollment scam exposed ... how our obsession with “elite” institutions obscures more economical ways to prepare for well-paying, fulfilling jobs: namely trade schools. Socio-economically, neglecting blue-collar workers is a…

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IWM Monthly Promontory December 2018

IWM MONTHLY PROMONTORY DECEMBER 2018 LEAP OF FAITH During the formative first months of the Reagan era, as the nation was recovering from the double-digit inflation of the 1970s, the new administration appealed to then-Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker to…

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IWM Monthly Promontory August 2018

WHEN TRADE WAS KING Inevitably I find myself behind on my summer reader list. But I can recommend Palermo, City of Kings, by renowned Mediterranean scholar Jeremy Dummett. Why Palermo? What more is there to know about Sicily’s capital city beyond…

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