Written by Robert Batemarco
Editor’s Note: Beginning Tuesday, November 12, Dr. Batemarco will be teaching “The Age of Crony Capitalism” at Mises Academy. This six-week online course will examine the factors responsible for the expansion of crony capitalism at the expense of the free market.
Written by Right Side News
Pulling no punches in a candid interview, former Congressman Ron Paul has taken aim squarely at the Federal Reserve, calling out the central bank's current and future Chairs for their "unworkable" monetary policy of debt purchasing, also known as Quantitative Easing. One way or another – whether QE ...
Written by Fabrice Drouin Ristori
If you study the gold and silver market long enough you can’t but acknowledge that the precious metals are manipulated. Last friday drop (october 11th) in gold was another example : 2 millions ounces of paper gold were sold in less than 3 minutes (read the explanation here) at a time when the ...
Written by American Dream
The U.S. national debt is 36 times larger than it was just 40 years ago. That is not a misprint. That is actually the truth. We are literally destroying the future of America, but most Americans don’t really seem to care. In fact, the most hated politicians in America are ...
Written by Shawn Ritenour
Once again there is panic running through the halls of Congress, the Oval Office, and in the chattering classes that make up mainstream media over the government shutdown and the debt ceiling. Most of the panic is a result of the inability of politicians to reach an agreement on government spending. ...
Written by Anthony Wile and Catherine Austin Fitts
Introduction: Catherine is the president of Solari, Inc., publisher of The Solari Report, and managing member of Solari Investment Advisory Services, LLC and Sea Lane Advisory, LLC. Catherine served as managing director and member of the board of directors of the Wall Street investment bank ...
Written by The Daily Bell
Factional conflicts have the power to destroy empires - and republics ... Bitter fights in Washington are making the US economy look much worse than it is. The US Founding Fathers abhorred factions. The 10th Federalist Paper by James Madison in 1787 is a study of how to defend the fledgling ...
Written by Audrey D. Kline, Ph.D.
Much has been written about the economics of gun control, including Kjar and Robinson’s 2009 article that noted the lack of basic economic application to the issue, and that there are ample substitutes available to individuals intent on killing people. Although gun violence “dropped dramatically ...
Written by Ryan W. McMaken
There is a common assumption among politicians that voters want a lot of government services, but don’t want to pay for them. It’s certainly true that taxpayers don’t like paying taxes, and this is demonstrated in the fact that the federal government runs a deficit virtually every single year. If ...