economy


Trump’s Tax Plan Is Brilliant Politics and Even Better Economics

By Against Crony Capitalism April 28, 2017   Trump’s Tax Plan Is Brilliant Politics and Even Better Economics     From Jeff Tucker, someone who has been VERY critical of Trump on a number of issues. (From FEE)   Donald Trump’s tax plan seems to mark a new chapter in his presidency, from floundering around […]

Trump’s Tax Plan Is Brilliant Politics and Even Better Economics

What Does Steve Bannon Want?

What Does Steve Bannon Want?  

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism April 24, 2017   What Does Steve Bannon Want?     This is the title of an article Christopher Caldwell, a senior editor at the “conservative” Weekly Standard, wrote for the New York Times on February 26, 2017. Mr. Caldwell gets to the essence of it when he writes: “Steve […]


Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

By Hans-Hermann Hoppe Mises Institute April 19, 2017   Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism   Socialism leads to the politicization of society. Hardly anything can be worse for the production of wealth. Socialism, at least its Marxist version, says its goal is complete equality. The Marxists observe that once you allow private […]

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 11, 2017   Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves     I just read an article from what the mainstream considers a reputable source of news, the New York Times. The article talked all about monetary policy and didn’t say a thing about […]

Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

Has Middle Class America Been Fleeced?

Has Middle Class America Been Fleeced?

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism April 10, 2017   Has Middle Class America Been Fleeced?     Noah Smith, writing in Bloomberg, says that it has indeed been fleeced by our national economic policies. We agree. But which policies have been responsible?   Smith mentions and immediately dismisses trade, immigration, economic regulation, and welfare policies. […]


More Fake News From Washington

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 10, 2017   More Fake News From Washington     The US government continues to lie about everything, not just Russia, Syria, Iran, and China. The US government is incapable of telling the truth about something as straightforward as employment. According to the government, March produced […]

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Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute March 29, 2017   Janet Yellen on Workforce Development   As often noted, the Fed’s economists and bureaucrats operate on the assumption that everything they do is part of the solution, but they are never part of the problem. Yellen’s recent speech at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition is centered around […]


The economy and capital respond less for profit and begin to shift seeking safety.

The Future – Putting it All Together

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics March 11, 2017   The Future – Putting it All Together     This is the year of political hell. The question is not about supporting one side or the other. This is a time that calls for us not to be small petty creatures but a case that requires […]


Can Truth Prevail? ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 3, 2017   Can Truth Prevail?   According to official US economic data, the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded for 22 quarters, raising real GDP 12.1% above its high prior to the 2008-09 economic contraction. Yet, US manufacturing output and US industrial production have […]

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