Economics

Economics, money, trade, business and spending

The Financial Armageddon Looting Machine: Looming Mass Destruction from Derivatives

Ellen Brown explains why after the financial collapse precipitated by the Lehman Brothers debacle, we face another potential financial meltdown

The Myth of Hitler as Monetary Reformer

The Myth of Hitler as Monetary Reformer

Anthony Migchels puts to rest a dangerous misapprehension about Hitler’s economic policies

Libertarian Meets “Sound Money” Hero

Libertarian Meets “Sound Money” Hero

The government called him a “domestic terrorist” for producing currency backed by silver and gold. Found guilty in March 2011, he still has not been sentenced

Hungary Sheds Bankers Shackles

Hungary Sheds Bankers Shackles

International Monetary Fund told to vacate the country; nation now issuing debt-free money

Drastic growth in extreme poverty in US

Drastic growth in extreme poverty in US

The number of Americans living on less than $2 a day has more than doubled in the last fifteen years

Unemployed young people as they stand in line outside a job centre in central London. Click to enlarge

Labour’s surrender monkeys dare not criticize Britain’s conscript economy

Firms like Tesco are able to keep wages artificially low through the importation of cheap migrant labour. To the point where some jobs are not even advertised in the UK anymore. Tony Gosling explains

Zimbabwe to open a ‘blacks only’ stock exchange

Saviour Kasukawere, the ‘indigenisation’ minister, said that the government or black Zimbabweans would take 51 per cent of the shares in all major foreign-owned companies. No compensation will be paid

Wall Street Take-Off: 2012 – 2013

The financial crash of 2008-2009 and the Obama bailout, reinforced the dominance of Wall Street over the US economy. Now a new speculative bubble is forming. James Petras explains

40 Percent Of U.S. Workers Make Less Than What A Full-Time Minimum Wage Worker Made In 1968

Unfortunately this may only be the beginning of what could become a precipitous decline

Libertarians Bite the Gold Dust

Libertarians Bite the Gold Dust

Anthony Migchels argues that the decline of goldbugs opens the door for real monetary reformers

Spending Cuts Could Force Choice Between New Bomber, Existing Fleet

Spending Cuts Could Force Choice Between New Bomber, Existing Fleet

What could be the first of many more difficult choices in the years ahead

The Important Things We DON’T Have Money For, And The Crazy Things We DO Have Money For…

Squandering taxpayers money, even as politicians urge them to “tighten their belts”

US money going to terrorists in Afghanistan

U.S. military contracts have been awarded to companies and individuals in Afghanistan with known links to the Taliban and al Qaeda

The Biggest Oil Discovery in 50 Years

The discovery on South Australia puts a crippling energy crisis on hold for at least another generation

Israel’s Poverty Rate The Highest In Developed World

Worldwide only Chile, Mexico, Turkey and the U.S. precede Israel when it comes to income inequality rates

US to create two major economic unions without Russia and China

Snowden leaks threaten US plans for 2 big trade blocs (Trans-Atlantic & Trans-Pacific) which exclude BRICS

Warning to all police, firefighters, schoolteachers: Most government pensions to be confiscated within a decade

Warning to all police, firefighters, schoolteachers: Most government pensions to be confiscated within a decade

Financial collapse is not a doomsday conspiracy theory; it is mathematical inevitability

Flashback: Obama 2012: ‘We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt’

Just in case you had forgotten

Do the Rothschilds Own all Central Banks?

Do the Rothschilds Own all Central Banks?

It’s not who owns the banks; it’s who owns the politicians!

The Decline Of Breadwinner Jobs Has Resulted In The Longest Bread Lines In American History

On Friday, we learned that the U.S. economy added “195,000 jobs” last month. But when you look deeper another story emerges