Articles by Kim Eskildsen

Sick Man of the World

A hundred years ago Europe was at the center of the world. The British controlled a far-flung empire - the banner head of a flourishing global free trade system. To the south of Europe, the former Sea of Prosperity, the... Read More

The Socialist International Paradox

Europe's welfare states are under pressure, presumably because of their increasingly burdensome elderly populations. So the myth goes, but the myth is wrong. The population of Europe is aging, it is true, but that would not be a problem if... Read More

Steal These Emissions

The EU recently launched its latest bureaucratic Leviathan: a so-called market for emissions trading. Using the word "market" might indicate a degree of voluntary participation on behalf of the companies involved. But that is not the case here. The EU... Read More

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