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Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson is the director of Econ Americas. Originally from New Zealand, he studies finance at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Rather than focus on money-laundering laws, British Columbia should get its own house in order. (Voyager)

The Hidden Cost of a Money-Laundering Crackdown

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Complicated Regulations Fuel the Underground Economy and Corruption

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Two major trends are facilitating the transition to classical-liberal limited government. (Pxhere)

How the Fintech Revolution Could Liberate Us

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The Welfare State Will Lose to Competitive Governance

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Many higher-education students graduate with unpayable, crippling student debt. (Canva)

Student Loans Are Exploitation in Disguise

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Universities Enjoy Taxpayer Largess through Irresponsible Loan Disbursement

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In the face of mounting living costs and rising debts, savvy employers will let labor providers cash out their compensation as soon as they wish. (TOrange)

Real-Time Pay: A Boon for Workers

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Immediate Compensation Is Set to More Than Quadruple over the Next Five Years

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador during a political campaign in Tejupilco, Estado de México. (Emiglex)

Mexican Peso Ready to Tumble

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Downgrades the Tip of the Iceberg for AMLO’s Mexico

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Bob Zadek seeks to find the values that define America—often celebrated, rarely understood. (Nekenasoa)

Reclaiming American Ideals with Socratic Dialogue

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Radio Transcripts Address Rational Ignorance, Slogans Contrary to History

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Rideshare drivers are targeting the dynamism and openness that has characterized peer-to-peer trade. (FCPP)

Classifying Uber Drivers as Employees Inhibits Innovation

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Labour Unions Threat to Sue the Gig Economy to Death

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The Bank of Canada building in Ottawa. (Wladyslaw)

Why Canadians Are Suffering a Bankruptcy Spike

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Central Bank Announced More Aggressive Future Interest-Rates Increases

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Guerrilla leader Augusto Sandino appears in this statue in Managua, Nicaragua. (Jorge Mejía Peralta)

Sandino’s Dictatorial Legacy Haunts Nicaragua

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Ortega, FSLN Exhibit Brutality of Megalomaniacal Guerrilla

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