Economics

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...

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,...

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."
Brexit

Brexit Delayed, Soldier Charged for Bloody Sunday

"In a series of consecutive crunch votes in Parliament, the House of Commons have voted to request the European Union extend Article 50, thereby delaying Brexit until June."
individual right

Iowa Flooding, Trump Veto, & O’Rourke In Action

Floods devastate Nebraska, Beto joins the crowded 2020 field, and Donald Trump issues the veto of his presidency. This is the last week in...
observations and prescriptions

Observations vs. Prescriptions

"Just because the observations are correct does not mean that the prescriptions will automatically be correct as well. It’s the difference between the facts and the arguments," writes Killian Hobbs in this week's Bad Arguments
Keynes keynesian

Keynesian Economics Are Doomed To Fail

Our country was initially founded on the principles of limited government, individual rights, and personal responsibility. These principles, obviously, were meant to give more...
capitalism

Capitalism Defined

Capital is a word that has different meanings in different contexts. For the purposes of this article, I will define capital as anything of...
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..."
Canada

Why the Canada Summer Jobs Program Should Be Scrapped

"If your goal is to create a prosperous society that manages scarce resources efficiently, then it’s time to kill the Canada Summer Jobs program and all other “make work” programs."

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badshah

Many YouTuber’s Faking Their Streams

The worlds of digital entertainment and social media are an example of an ever-changing market that requires competition to survive in a variety of...
cockroach

Marching In The Streets

They call us Cockroaches. I suppose cockroach is meant to offend, but I could give a shit. The term arose shortly after they murdered...
Church

The Death of the Church

"The church is dead and its beliefs so diluted by social pressures and self-interest that no significant incentives, strong enough to create action, remain to act as a meaningful agent of change in the world today."