economy


Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

By Doug French Mises Institute May 16, 2018   Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it   Franklin Bynum was unchallenged and won the Democratic nomination to become a criminal court judge in Houston. Mr. Bynum is an avowed socialist and he’s not alone in that conservative state. At least 16 other socialists appeared […]

Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

Another Step Towards Collapse of Petrodollar

Another Step Towards Collapse of Petrodollar

By Rory Hall The Daily Coin May 8, 2018   Another Step Towards Collapse of Petrodollar     For the past year and half a major topic throughout the alternative press has been the new Chinese oil futures contract settled/priced in yuan. The fact that China is directly challenging the Federal Reserve Note, U.S. dollar, is […]


“Real Socialism” Has Indeed Been Tried — And It’s Been a Disaster

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute May 7, 2018   “Real Socialism” Has Indeed Been Tried — And It’s Been a Disaster   May 5th marks the 200th Anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, and in spite of inspiring a wide variety of political movements that have caused countless human rights disasters, Marx continues to be an object […]

"Real Socialism" Has Indeed Been Tried — And It's Been a Disaster

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Economic Storm Clouds Gather, but Ending the Fed Provides Hope

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 3, 2018   Economic Storm Clouds Gather, but Ending the Fed Provides Hope   The Federal Reserve recently increased interest rates to 1.75 percent. This is the highest interest rates have been since 2008, but it still leaves rates at historic lows. While the Fed says economic growth justifies […]


Money Pumping Works — Until It Doesn’t

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute March 26, 2018   Money Pumping Works — Until It Doesn’t   According to most economic experts, when an economy falls into a recession the central bank can pull it out of the slump by means of money pumping. This way of thinking implies that money pumping can somehow grow the economy. […]

Money Pumping Works — Until It Doesn't

3 Reasons Trump Should Have Vetoed The $1.3 Trillion Spending Monstrosity

By Against Crony Capitalism March 26, 2018   3 Reasons Trump Should Have Vetoed The $1.3 Trillion Spending Monstrosity     The bill was is a monstrosity and a disgrace. Again the government gets larger. Again our representatives voted to expand the state and increase the burden on taxpayers without even looking at the legislation. Think about […]

3 Reasons Trump Should Have Vetoed The $1.3 Trillion Spending Monstrosity

Obama machine getting nervous about Facebook’s response to Cambridge Analytica (The social engineers don’t want to lose access to your data)

Obama machine getting nervous about Facebook’s response to Cambridge Analytica (The social engineers don’t want to lose access to your data)

By Against Crony Capitalism March 22, 2018   Obama machine getting nervous about Facebook’s response to Cambridge Analytica (The social engineers don’t want to lose access to your data)     Good. They should be nervous. Obama and company were all about data mining. They bragged about it. Cass Sunstein, behavioral economist, one time “nudger” in chief, wants […]


The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute March 13, 2018   The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy   As things stand, China holds around 20 percent, or $ 1.2 trillion, of outstanding US credit market debt. This is the result of decades of “symbiotic interaction”, if one follows the hidden message that is […]

The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy

Rand Paul Adds “Audit the Fed” Amendment to Senate Banking Bill

Rand Paul Adds “Audit the Fed” Amendment to Senate Banking Bill

By Against Crony Capitalism March 9, 2018   Rand Paul Adds “Audit the Fed” Amendment to Senate Banking Bill     As we’ve said before, audit it. Then end it. The Fed fears real scrutiny. It’s not about “independence.” It’s about power, massive power. (The Fed guys don’t think they’ll EVER be held to account.) (From The […]


EU Raises Stakes for Trump by Aiming Levies at GOP Heartland

By Against Crony Capitalism March 6, 2018   EU Raises Stakes for Trump by Aiming Levies at GOP Heartland     Things seem to have chilled out a bit on the trade war front just a bit. Hopefully everyone will take a step back, take a deep breath, and avoid anything rash. Tariffs are unwise. They […]

EU Raises Stakes for Trump by Aiming Levies at GOP Heartland

The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

By Against Crony Capitalism February 26, 2018   The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare     I am speaking for myself (NDS) here – I’ve had many conversations with enviro friends over the years about their fear of climate “disaster.” I respect their fear. But the potential financial disaster looming in the […]