Economics

Dude, what happened to Venezuela?

The economic issue with Venezuela comes from a recession gap. If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s caused when there’s a gap between...

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...
socialist

Socialist Democracy: The Truth About Nordic Socialism

Socialist Democrat. That title rings loudly today, and everyone in America knows the word. Unfortunately, not everyone has a real idea of...

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."
facebook

Facebook Stock Goes Poof?!? Report Leads To Massive Loss

Facebook stock recently suffered the biggest single day blow it has seen since the company went public. Wednesday the company was valued at approx...
deflation

Deflation: The Cure to the Economic Crisis of Government

"Estimates say that as much as 98% of the value of the US Dollar has disappeared since the Federal Reserve claimed a monopoly power over currency in the United States. The only reason the Dollar has not collapsed already is due to legal tender laws, which requires businesses to deal in US Dollars within the US."
freedom

Freedom Is Not Ability, And It Never Was

"The idea of economic freedom as is used by progressives is a bastardization of the term and one that attempts to conflate abilities and positive rights with negative ones."
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."
Yang

What #YangGang2020 Needs to Realize About Yang

"On the surface, there’s a good chunk of ideas that could sit quite well with libertarians and many of the goals and changes we’ve wanted to see for years. Unfortunately, there’s a lot on the other side of this equation that needs a look over."
deadweight loss

Deadweight Loss: The Hidden Tax

"Deadweight loss occurs when something intervenes in the market and shifts the equilibrium price. Price ceilings, price floors, tariffs, and other externalities can create these pockets."

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Why The Libertarian Party Doesn’t Matter

A question frequently asked in libertarian circles is "what is the best way to advance liberty?"  Some claim that the Libertarian Party is the...
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Steel Economics: You Don’t Want Everything Made In The USA

I continue to see a lot of people all over the internet say that we need to "bring these jobs back from China, and...
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A Letter to Hollywood from a Georgian

First off, congratulations on all your success Hollywood. Monetary, finally letting out some of the old skeletons, inclusion, all of it deserves a sincere...