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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.
Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
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.
While it is true that factory jobs have fallen by approximately seven million since 1979, manufacturing output has climbed more than one-fifth since 2006.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
Trump’s trade war is not about about being patriotic or protecting American businesses. It is about politics and bad economics.
The poor are certainly poor compared to the rich. But they have more than the middle class of just one generation ago.
StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
The Colorado constitution mandates voter approval of tax increases, and controls spending growth. If only we had something similar for the feds.