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Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson is director of Econ Americas. He has completed an MBA in finance (Rice University), a BA in economics (Boston University), and CFA Level I. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Coauthors Doug Casey (left) and John Hunt (right) at FreedomFest 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Gage Skidmore)

Doug Casey’s ‘Drug Lord’ Honors the Good Rebel

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Capitalist Robin Hood Takes On Big Pharma

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For those tired of hearing folly in public discourse, Higgs has delivered a well-edited respite. (Canva)

A Libertarian Oasis in a Statist World

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Robert Higgs Combines Personal Reflections with Economic, Policy Analysis

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health sector
Public Choice: The Antidote to Faith in State Monopolies Professional Monopoly Lives Off Taxpayer Funding Just declare it a higher priority and hope for "consistent enforcement." (Asian Development Bank).

Public Choice: The Antidote to Faith in State Monopolies

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Professional Monopoly Lives Off Taxpayer Funding

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farm bureau
Zippy Duvall (right) meeting with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on his first day. (US Department of Agriculture)

The Farm Bureau Is the Swamp

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$1 Trillion Budget Allocation Embodies Crony Capitalism

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Cuba Town
Outside Miami and the Cuban-American community, few people are aware of the tragedy that Cuba has been since Fidel Castro took power in 1959. (hl_1001)

Why America Is Great and Cuba Is Not

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Autobiography Pushes Back against Deceptive Coverage of the Castros

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The Port of St. John's, Newfoundland, in Atlantic Canada is the oldest city in North America. (Fergus Hodgson)

Canadian Think Tank Carries the Torch for Free Trade

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Centuries-Old Economic Discoveries Must Be Learned Anew

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Shaken Earth
Shaken Earth puts Central America's current challenges and cultural distinctions into historical context. (Daniel Mennerich)

Fiction Provides Gateway to Guatemala’s ‘Shaken Earth’

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Ignorance of history may doom us to repeat the mistakes of the past, but that truism alone doesn’t attract each generation to learn the lessons of their ancestors. As social…

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Crowd censorship and self-censorship motivated the making of Silenced by Mike Cernovich and Loren Feldman. (Silenced)

‘Silenced’ Identifies the Greatest Threat to Free Speech

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Intimidation, Self-Censorship Make Us Our Own Worst Enemies

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goldwatcher cover
The Goldwatcher has an intricate cover and crucial premise, but few readers will ever finish the book. (Amazon)

‘The Goldwatcher’ Fails to Live Up to Its Cover

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Sloppy Editing, Lack of Coherence Ruin Necessary Resource for Newcomers

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atlantic canada
Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada, needs a shake up, lest the outflow of people and prosperity continue. (Glenn Euloth)

New Party Breaks the Mold in Atlantic Canada

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Two “Non-Politicians” Want to Strike the Root, Reverse Spending and Taxation

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