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."
MMT

MMT: A Rebuttal To The Theory & It’s Primary Stances

"...This expression fundamentally disturbs my understanding of economics and in exploring the term and its implications and after due consideration I wonder if we can either correct the language being used or restrict the referencing of MMT to fiat forms of money..."
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..."
night market

Night Market & Asian Capitalism: A Perspective

Capitalism as we know it is pretty simple, free-market economics operating in a democratic society with some regulations. This is essentially western capitalism. Capitalism...
comic code

Comic Economics Part 1: Market History

With the advent of so many comic books, investment speculation, and now record-breaking movies, it is a wonder that the government hasn't tried to...

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journalists

Dead & Jailed Journalists: Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

"These are just four examples of how journalists have faced harassment, threats of imprisonment and even threats upon their lives for reporting injustices committed by government around the world. A free press is vital in ensuring governments remain accountable to their people. When journalists are not allowed to act independently and perform their jobs accurately, government corruption remains hidden from the public."
china

China, What The Hell Is Your Problem This Week?

This weeks roundup will be full focused on China as its been the centerpiece of news this past week. An ex-Canadian diplomat, Michael Kovrig...
bad faith

Bad Arguments Vol. 25 – Bad Faith Arguments

"If the goal was as stated, open discourse, then we wouldn't fall into the trappings of fallacious arguments. It is the secondary desire to win or to humiliate that perverts the discourse. It also leads to the inability to make corrections or accept faults in our own thinking."