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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.

jerome powell audit fed
Jerome Powell speaking at Catholic University Law about "Audit the Fed." (Federal Reserve)

The Fed Needs Its Wings Clipped

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Trump Points to the Cause of Economic Instability

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protests against uber
Taxi drivers block streets during a protest against Uber in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Apr. 20, 2016. On top of protests, taxi cartels have resorted to vandalism to protect their market. (Wikimedia)

Argentina Uber Vandals Are Just That: Vandals

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Taxi Cartels Are Like the Mafia Defending its Territory

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Maxime Bernier
Many are leaving the established parties to participate in the construction and direction of the PPC. (@PeoplesPCA)

People’s Party the Choice for Healthy Canada-US Relations

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Classical-Liberal Maxime Bernier Offers Alternative to Anti-Trump Grandstanding

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Classical liberals chose Panama for their Economic Freedom of the World Network meeting, and the overarching theme was populism. From left to right: David Henneberger (Germany and Mexico), Juan Carlos Hidalgo (Costa Rica and the United States), Olympias Raptis (Greece and Belgium), and Surse Pierpoint (Panama). (Fergus Hodgson)

Liberals Plan to Prevail in Populist Era

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Panama City Hosts Free Marketeers for Brainstorming, Data Sharing

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Social Singularity Author
Max Borders (center left) participates in a panel at the 2018 Voice and Exit event in Austin, Texas. (V&E)

The Gateway to a Post-Political Age

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Max Borders Proposes a Better Way, Grapples with How to Build the Bridge

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Cuba Mexico Relations
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto (left) meets Raúl Castro (center) and Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel (right). (EPN)

A Dose of Reality on Cuba’s Constitutional Reforms

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Expect More Tropical Leninism with a Side of Lies

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The Nova Scotia provincial legislature in Halifax, as a large recipient of equalization payments, will become less relevant if carrying out the wishes of Ottawa officials. (Tom Flemming)

“Equalization” Will Come Back to Bite Canadian Provinces

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Ominous Reforms Place Federalism in Cross Hairs

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walmart
There are now over 5,000 Walmart stores across the United States, serving mostly low-income households. (Walmart)

Walmart a Boon for the Hungry

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Proximity to Store Improves Food Security, Study Finds

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international students
The National Association of Foreign Student Advisers estimates that three US jobs are supported and created for every seven international students enrolled. (Cumminsr)

Fewer International Students a Loss for America

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High Fees, Red Tape Hamper Job Creation, Competitiveness

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