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Hans F. Sennholz

Hans F. Sennholz

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Exporting American Jobs

    Published 09 January 2004 | viewed 3,668 times

    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) recently announced that it plans to move some 4700 programmer jobs to India, China and elsewhere. Many other large service…

  • Medicare Fight Without End

    Published 21 December 2003 | viewed 1,969 times

    When President Bill Clinton proposed a plan for overhauling the health care system, which would have given "health security to all Americans", most Democratic members…

  • CEO Remuneration

    Published 20 November 2003 | viewed 2,514 times

    Nothing sharpens the sight like envy. Many legislators who are enjoying six-figure remunerations and seven-figure benefits are dismayed about corporate compensation. They resent the fact…

  • Incomes are Falling

    Published 18 November 2003 | viewed 2,692 times

    The Census Bureau informs us that median household incomes are falling. In 2002 they fell for the third year running to $42,409. The official poverty…

  • Miraculous Growth of Money

    Published 08 November 2003 | viewed 2,786 times

    Fear of deflation - that feeling of concern about declining prices--is slowly giving way to the dread of inflation. It prompts some economists to focus…

  • Deep in Debt, Caught in a Net

    Published 03 November 2003 | viewed 2,637 times

    This old English proverb concisely describes the financial condition of many Americans. Household debt is rising at an 8.8 percent annual rate, home mortgage debt…

  • There is a Market Rate of Interest

    Published 30 October 2003 | viewed 4,695 times

    Awareness and knowledge of inexorable economic principles may guide a handful of politicians and officials, but most are led by a mystic feeling of political…

  • Potential Dollar Scenarios

    Published 19 October 2003 | viewed 2,601 times

    Never before in recent history have monetary and fiscal policies been as "stimulative" as today, and yet, the American economy remains weak and vulnerable. The…

  • Social Justice

    Published 13 August 2003 | viewed 2,410 times

    Justice is commonly defined as the quality of being fair and impartial. It is a cardinal virtue which renders to each what is due him.…

  • Economic Doctrines of Islam

    Published 15 July 2003 | viewed 2,721 times

    American observers are dismayed about the dreary economic conditions in most Islamic countries. Some may point to inadequate natural resources; others, to various political and…

  • A Look At Iraq

    Published 15 May 2003 | viewed 2,485 times

    We may be strangers to Iraqi mores but we always are mindful of the glorious history of the country. Long before there were ancient Greece,…

  • Rebuilding The Iraqi Economy

    Published 06 May 2003 | viewed 2,200 times

    Allied forces may not have delivered the world from the danger of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction but they surely freed the Iraqi people from…

  • The Perils of Deflation

    Published 04 April 2003 | viewed 2,231 times

    Many financial advisers are sounding the alarm: "The forces of deflation are gathering strength and threatening to take over. The stock market is pointing the…

  • The German Puzzle

    Published 12 March 2003 | viewed 2,049 times

    Ever since the years of reconstruction after World War II Germans probably have been the most pro-American people in Europe. There is deep admiration of…

  • Gold is Shining Again

    Published 05 March 2003 | viewed 2,205 times

    It is difficult to argue with gold. To men everywhere, gold is a desirable economic object. It can be used for the manufacture of jewelry…

  • Deficits Do Matter

    Published 23 February 2003 | viewed 2,154 times

    In their election oratory politicians usually stress their love of fiscal discipline and balanced budgets. But as soon as they are elected they tend to…

  • Blaming the Fed

    Published 11 November 2002 | viewed 2,583 times

    It is surely more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have had one. During the great equity bubble of the 1990s Alan…

  • Federal Prodigality

    Published 24 October 2002 | viewed 2,167 times

    Many Americans are questioning not only President Bush's foreign policy but also his economic decisions. They cannot forget that the U.S. Supreme Court, by a…

  • The Fed: On The Horns Of A Dilemma

    Published 25 September 2002 | viewed 2,012 times

    The Federal Reserve System may have run out of room to maneuver. Facing a looming recession, it resolutely lowered its discount rate and frantically expanded…