Economics

tariffs

Tariffs: How Republicans Are Missing The Mark In Democratic Strategy

"A recent analysis conducted by the right-leaning organization “Tax Foundation” has found that the Trump tariffs have had an impact on consumers, which is something we all knew was going to happen. What this analysis focuses on, specifically, however, is exactly who is impacted the most of the consumers that have taken a hit. Those hit the hardest? Lower- and middle-class families."
welfare

Welfare Costs Not The Responsibility Of The Companies

"...Much of the complaints come from the rising levels of listed Amazon employees that are participating in the SNAP program. There's an issue here too. Amazon has come out and stated that the majority of those listed on the program are either part-time workers, or previous workers that are being accounted in that year. So in effect Amazon is being judged for their part-time workers, or people who don't even work for them anymore..."

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT): Who Cares If You’re Right, When It’s All Wrong?

"Just because Warren Mosler says that the United States doesn’t have to worry about being insolvent, doesn’t mean I’m buying it. The United States has a *really* big military, and it’s for that reason fear and intimidation acts as a blanket of confidence, propping up the value of the United States dollar."

Think Economics – Part 2 – Currency

Currency, it’s the lifeblood of the economy, and it’s the primary tool of control for the U.S. Government. Currency is something you’re likely often...

Think Economics – Part 1 – Interest Rates

Interest Rates What are interest rates? Lenders sell money in the form of loans. When they do this, there is a charge for this money,...

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Police Face Criminal Prosecution For Death Of Homeowners

We had quite the week this week. An actor caught lying, Bill Weld defected (or returned home depending on your views), a national emergency...
libertarian, libertarians, NAP, history, responsibility, collectivism

10 Things Libertarians Need To Change Part 7: Stop Excusing Collectivism

The libertarian movement and the Civil Rights Act are contentious bedfellows and the spark of much controversy. Rand Paul’s admitting in 2010 of being...
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NFL & Kaepernick Reach Settlement Ending The Saga

The NFL and Colin Kaepernick reached a legal settlement on Feb. 15, likely bringing an end to the NFL’s kneeling saga. Kaepernick, the former...