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Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
With the end of the 2018 fiscal year, we're seeing just how much Donald Trump loves to spend government money.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
Reagan's rhetoric on freedom and free markets was excellent. The policies he supported as president weren't nearly as great.
As of 2016, median wealth in the United States was still near 1983 levels.
Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History
It's frightening to see the persistent lack of insight shown by policymakers and financial media on the 2008 financial crisis.
Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking
Lehman was a prime example of mainstream consensus analysis of risk and economic opportunity. We "solved" it with more of the same.
Racists are often willing to pay higher prices for the psychic profit of living in certain neighborhoods. J. Dallas Bowser was happy to take their money.
Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
The new trade agreement will be simply an amalgamation of the old NAFTA, the previously rejected TPP, and some new protectionist measures.
Under Andrew Gillum, the Sunshine State would come to look more like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s New York.
U.S. EconomySubjectivismValue and Exchange
Gentrification gets bad press. It would appear that the gentrifier (he who engages in gentrification) is a malign exploiter, a bully, someone who takes advantage of the weak and the poor. And these are the nice things said about him.
The FedU.S. Economy
In order to confuse matters, much of the true debt incurred by the federal government each year is simply declared to not be part of the deficit.