Biden Doesn’t Know What He Thinks About Sanctions

Instead, reports emerged that senior administration officials were actively lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill to abandon a longstanding bipartisan sanctions push to stop the Kremlin-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The move is reminiscent of another decision made by the administration earlier this year. At the time, the administration waived congressionally-mandated […]

United States’ Boycott Of Beijing Olympics Over Uyghur Abuses Garners Worldwide Support

The United States’ decision to boycott the Beijing Olympics in February 2022 in response to genocide and inhumane treatment of Muslims in China’s Xinjiang province is a fair response in all respects, according to Pakistan Vernacular media. According to the media, the ‘boycott’ was appropriate because the humiliation, torture, and […]

Autocrats Are Exploiting COVID-19 to Weaken Central Bank Independence

Over the last several decades, central bank independence became the sacred cow of monetary policy. Dissenting murmurs emerged during the 2007 to 2009 recession, when some suggested the U.S. Federal Reserve should focus on jobs, not inflation. Since COVID-19, these murmurs have become prominent points of contention, permitting backtracking on […]