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Luis Pablo is a PhD Candidate in Economics at the University of Valladolid in Spain. He has been published by several media outlets, including The American Conservative, CapX and the Foundation for Economic Education.
The long-praised Cuban health care system has quite a few secrets to hide, including the island's high death rates for small children.
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This charity utilizes a market-based approach to get people invested in their own success, while reducing child and infant mortality rates at an astounding pace.
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He may be 77, but Paul McCartney hasn’t stopped making good music or touring all over world.
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The lack of access to electricity is having an unprecedented humanitarian impact on the Venezuelan population.
The dismal track record of economists should warn us to be skeptical of anyone who yells "recession" at the first opportunity. Still, there are enough red flags to be worried.
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Are economic sanctions an effective way to remove Venezuela’s satrap from power?
The Bolshevik coup d’état brought an end to the first democratic experiment in the history of Russia, thwarting the consolidation of liberal democracy in the Slavic country.
Venezuela is facing a unique opportunity to re-establish democracy and freedom.
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Has the Bitcoin bubble burst? It is hard to say because Bitcoin does not fit into the categories which historically define a bubble.
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