Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Geopolitics Of US Debt

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Bloomberg published an article about a raging debate among economists in the context of US budget, debt ceiling and the rising indebtedness, currently about $17 trillion, of the United States. While it is … Continue reading

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On Fossil Fuel Energy Subsidies: A Reply To The International Monetary Fund (IMF)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is asking the world to end energy subsidies on fossil fuels. It wants governments to price-in the cost of the negative externalities from the use of coal, oil and … Continue reading

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By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa This article defends marriage and the Constitution and not the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). California’s enactment of Proposition 8 and North Carolina’s ban of gay unions are unconstitutional…

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United States: Comment On The March 20 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Statement

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa In this article we reiterate our case for industrial policy during periods when structural unemployment is high as now. We had published a seminal technical paper in these pages on April 12, 2012 … Continue reading

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By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa     The small island country, Republic of Cyprus, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, east of Greece, south of Turkey, west of Syria, Lebanon, northwest of Israel and north of Egypt is about … Continue reading

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Vatican And China

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Two events of historical importance occurred on Thursday, March 14, 2013: Cardinal Jorge Mario Brogoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, elected Pope Francis on Wednesday, March 13th, spent his first full day as … Continue reading

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