Chris Clancy

Chalk and Cheese – Chris Clancy

BY CHRIS CLANCY When I was working in Wuhan I met a couple from the UK. They were having a two week jolly in the Far...

Economics in Academia – Chris Clancy

BY CHRIS CLANCY The following story is told for purely selfish reasons. The purpose is to illustrate and share the misery which so many students of...

Chris Clancy: Pop Tarts and Potato Chips

BY CHRIS CLANCY Before the emergence of the welfare state, some help was available for those in need – real need. It was provided voluntarily...

Chris Clancy: The Great Global Warming Swindle

BY CHRIS CLANCY Last weekend, yet another hugely expensive “climate change” conference was held in Doha, Qatar. Almost predictably, it came to an end in...

Benjamin Franklin’s Warning Was Prophetic

BY CHRIS CLANCY November 2012 has drawn to a close. One last thought before we brace ourselves for what’s to come. A few days after the election,...

Chris Clancy: Beyond the Tipping Point

BY CHRIS CLANCY It’s taken a week for the election result to finally sink in. As a foreigner, living far away from it all, I...

Chris Clancy: On Truisms and Reality

BY CHRIS CLANCY Election 2012 is drawing to a close. The finishing line is in sight. And not before time. Obama’s first term has been quite...

The Petrodollar System — Chris Clancy

BY CHRIS CLANCY The Petrodollar System: A Brief Overview: 1974 – 2012 Introduction The petrodollar story has a little bit of everything. Hope, ambition, political intrigue, mystery,...

Chris Clancy: The Worst Has Yet to Come—Part 3

BY CHRIS CLANCY Let’s pick up where we left off at the end of Part 2. In the first half of the 1980s the USD...

Chris Clancy—The Worst Has Yet to Come, Part 2

BY CHRIS CLANCY Let’s continue the story (see Part 1) with yet another quote from Marin Katusa, not only someone who knows what he’s...

Chris Clancy: The Worst Has Yet to Come – Part 1

BY CHRIS CLANCY Like all great performers Obama has saved the best for last. The Middle East, as if right on cue, erupted last week. Unfortunately...

The Supply-Side Solution?

BY CHRIS CLANCY When President Warren Harding took office, way back in the 1921, he appointed Andrew Mellon as his Treasury Secretary. Harding set...