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..."

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thinkers

In Defense Of Thinkers: Hold Ideas, Not People

This is one of my biggest pet hates - when thinkers are rejected because of one thing they said or did. It’s prevalent in...

In Defense of Hayek – Examining Arguments Among Those Within the LvMI

There’s an article out there, written by Hans Hermann Hoppe, that is pretty brutal when it comes to speaking of Hayek. Alternatively, contemporaries such...

Britain Can’t Dodge EU Copyright, Brexit Wrangling, And Soviet Foul Play

Can Britain keep the memes? Internet trolls in Britain will have to hold their breath longer as it appears the EU’s copyright directive, Articles 11...