‘You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.
‘You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland — and I show how deep the rabbit hole goes.’
— The Matrix
The Soviet economy is proof that, contrary to what many sceptics had earlier believed, a socialist command economy can function and even thrive.~SamuelsonSource: In his 13th edition of his text book on Economics in 1989, just before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.~Abigail Adams
The US and China, the world’s two main economic powers, have locked horns over establishing a major development bank that could rival the twin Bretton Woods institutions – and Beijing has emerged, for the first time, as the clear winner.~David Marsh, OMFIF