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Without Stopping Putin’s Assault On Ukraine – Economic Sanctions May Make Russians’ Lives Worse

The economic sanctions levied upon Russia as a consequence of its invasion of Ukraine target the Russian economy and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest personal…

It’s Too Soon To Say If Some States Making It Harder To Vote, Some Are Making It Easier Will Affect Voter Turnout In 2022

There’s been a good deal of crying foul about what are being called anti-democratic new state laws that make it harder to vote. But it…

‘Defending Freedom’ In Ukraine: But At What Cost? Higher Food And Gas Prices And An Increased Risk Of Recession

Americans may be tempted to view the war in Ukraine as an unfortunate, but far away, crisis. As an economist, I know the world is…

Russian Media Blames US For Escalating Ukraine Crisis – It’s Just A ‘Panic Attack’ Or Is It?

As Western news outlets warn of a “countdown to war,” Kremlin-controlled Russian television has a different take, accusing the U.S. of “hysteria” in its insistence…

Other Countries Have Had Mixed Success In Holding Ex-Presidents Accountable – Prosecuting Trump Would Inevitably Be Political

When Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Jan. 5, 2022, that he would prosecute anyone involved in the Capitol riots, he was not only laying…