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The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

By David Stockman Mises.org July 1, 2016   The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt   During Friday’s bloodbath I heard a CNBC anchor lady assuring her (scant) remaining audience that Brexit wasn’t a big sweat. That’s because it is purportedly a political crisis, not a financial one. Presumably in the rarified canyons of Wall Street, politics doesn’t matter […]

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices.

Hillary Clinton’s Easy Choices

By David Gordon Mises.org June 30, 2016   Few books have as misleading a title as Hard Choices. For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices. The Solutions to all political and economic problems are easy. We must always rely on the directing […]


Why Brexit Is Better for Britain

By Thorsten Polleit Mises.org June 20, 2016   On 23 June 2016, the people of Great Britain will vote whether to stay in the European Union (EU) or leave it. The pro-EU camp argues that leaving the EU will cost Britain dearly in terms of economic prosperity, financial stability, and domestic security. In fact, people are […]

Why Brexit Is Better for Britain

The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

By William L. Anderson Mises.org June 13, 2016   The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke   Writer Neal Gabler recently “confessed” his “secret shame” in an Atlantic Monthly article on how a huge percentage of middle-class Americans are living beyond their means, existing paycheck-to-paycheck, and are mired in personal debt. He writes: I never spoke about […]


What Makes Venezuela Different

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org June 12, 2016   What Makes Venezuela Different   Unlike other leftist South American regimes, the Venezuela regime has intentionally crushed even the middle and working classes. The economic disaster in Venezuela has prompted many to take a look at the country and attempt to understand what it is that has made […]

What Makes Venezuela Different

Central Bankers Claim: Things Are Better than You Think

Central Bankers Claim: Things Are Better than You Think

By Brendan Brown Mises.org June 9, 2016   Central Bankers Claim: Things Are Better than You Think   In our time, the greatest source of money chaos is now the global 2%-inflation standard. Deflation-phobic central bankers, led by the FOMC at the Fed, are defying the natural rhythm of prices in a capitalist economy. Under sound […]


Hillary ‘Historic Win’ Makes Things Worse, Not Better

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell June 9, 2016   Hillary’s ‘Historic Win’ Makes Things Worse, Not Better     How Hillary Clinton’s historic win changes the game for girls … So many girls for so long were told — overtly and subtly — what they could and could not be … Regardless of […]

The Problem With Hillary

Speak Loudly and Carry No Stick

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital June 8, 2016   Lather. Rinse. Repeat.   Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A Fed official walks into a bar and says the economy is improving and rate hikes are appropriate. The patrons order another round to celebrate. Then disappointing data comes out, the high fives […]


Everyone Wants Profits — Including “Non-Profit” Groups

By Jonathan Newman Mises.org June 6, 2016   Everyone Wants Profits — Including “Non-Profit” Groups   What is a “non-profit” organization? Are they subject to economic calculation? What can economic theory tell us about their functions? With Hillary Clinton under fire for (among other scandals) using the Clinton Foundation as “a kind of globalist grift,” […]

Everyone Wants Profits — Including "Non-Profit" Groups

Clinton Adviser, Nobel Prize Winning Economist Endorsed Venezuelan Socialism

Clinton Adviser, Nobel Prize Winning Economist Endorsed Venezuelan Socialism

By Tho Bishop Mises.org May 24, 2016   Clinton Adviser, Nobel Prize Winning Economist Endorsed Venezuelan Socialism   Venezuela is in a state of complete crisis. The country has been forced to face the horrors of hyperinflation, food shortages, and devastating depression. In spite of having the world’s largest oil reserves, the country has had to […]


Keynes Must Die

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com May 23, 2016   Keynes Must Die       In 2012, Barack Obama warned that the United States would fall into a depression if Ron Paul’s plan to cut $1 trillion from the federal budget were enacted. Wait, I beg your pardon. It wasn’t Obama who warned that budget […]

Lew Rockwell

Business Debt Delinquencies Are Now Higher Than When Lehman Brothers Collapsed In 2008

Business Debt Delinquencies Are Now Higher Than When Lehman Brothers Collapsed In 2008

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 23, 2016   Business Debt Delinquencies Are Now Higher Than When Lehman Brothers Collapsed In 2008     You are about to see more very clear evidence that a new economic crisis has already begun.  During economic recoveries, business debt delinquencies generally fall, and during times of economic […]


Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recession Mode

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 17, 2016   Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recession Mode     You are about to see a chart that is undeniable evidence that we have already entered a major economic slowdown.  In the “real economy”, stuff is bought and sold and shipped around […]

Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recession Mode

China No Enemy of the West as Recent Regulatory and Diplomatic Moves Show

China No Enemy of the West as Recent Regulatory and Diplomatic Moves Show

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell May 16, 2016   China No Enemy of the West as Recent Regulatory and Diplomatic Moves Show     China asks Britain for advice on creating financial super-regulator … China has asked Britain for advice on plans to create a financial super-regulator, as it looks to improve financial […]


Socialism’s Dismal Harvest: Venezuela Edition

By Shawn Ritenour Mises.org May 16, 2016   Socialism’s Dismal Harvest: Venezuela Edition   One of the points I like to stress in my introductory economics course, as well in my course on Economic Expansion and Development is that socialism, when implemented, results in poverty, starvation, death, and cultural ossification. The more hard-core socialist the […]

Once again history demonstrates what economic theory has told us for over a century: socialism is no laughing matter, unless we are prepared to chuckle at state-created poverty, starvation, and death.