Tag: Economy

Neo-Mercantilism And Asia’s Rise

The economic rise of Asia coincided with the demise in the Western world of Keynesian economics, regulation and state intervention. Neoliberalism, a revamped form of laissez-faire, has since replaced state-led economic policies such as the United States’ traditional protectionist and nationalist system. In the post-war era Keynesian economics […]

Social Darwinism And The Republican Party

Despite their widespread diffidence towards Charles Darwin‘s theory of evolution, Republicans are in many ways indebted to social Darwinist principles, whether they are aware of it or not. In recent decades the GOP has developed an ideology that is based on the concept of the ‘survival of the […]