ESG as an Artifact of ZIRP

Founding myths tend to be mired in obscurity, and like many other investment trends, the roots of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) philosophies are unclear.  The founding of the World Economic Forum is one origin. Stakeholder theory is another of ESG’s clear antecedents, especially as formalized in R. Edward Freeman’s 1984 book Strategic Management: A


Glock 19 Gen 5: The Best 9mm Gun Today?

Meet the Glock 19 Gen 5: Could It Be the Best Gun Out There? – Do you want a pistol that met requirements for the FBI and was later released to the public? Look no further than the Glock 19 Gen 5. If you are already a fan of the Glock 19, and many people


Liz Cheney: Could She Join the Democratic Party?

Who Cares If Liz Cheney Becomes a Democrat?: Liz Cheney is the heir of a famous (or infamous, depending on who you ask) political legacy. The daughter of former Vice-President Dick Cheney, the younger Cheney followed her father’s footsteps into the arena of politics. Having long associated herself with deeply conservative causes, just as her


Richard Grenell: Biden, Pentagon Shoving Diplomacy Aside

Richard Grenell, the former U.S. Ambassador to Germany, and the former acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI), discusses the war in Ukraine and Biden’s failures in foreign policy. On March 1–4, The New American is attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. DISCLAIMER: Views and opinions expressed in this interview are solely


A Tale of Two Deaths

I’d resolved to start off the first day of New Year once and for all not being angry about the state of the world, like I have been for most of the past three years of Coronamania. But at the end of the day when I crawled into bed, I was still angry. Day after day, and as much as


Fixing The Incentives: How Fiat Funds National Corruption

Fixing The Incentives: How Fiat Funds National Corruption Authored by Jimmy Song via, In the first two parts of this series, I wrote about the individual-level incentives and company-level incentives of fiat money. The individual-level incentives made personal lives have much higher time preferences through ubiquitous debt and lack of savings vehicles. The company-level incentives made communal


The Global Internet Kill Switch

The Global Internet Kill Switch The global number of internet shutdowns has been rising again for the second year in a row. As Statista’s Katharina Buchholz reports, a newly released report by Access Now puts the number of internet shutdowns in 2022 at 187. Just under half – 84 – happened in India… You will find