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Money and BanksU.S. History
A shift from full-time-driven employment to part-time-driven employment is usually an indicator of a coming recession. That shift happened in January's jobs numbers.
Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomInflationPrice Controls
Politicians and the media are blaming businesses for inflation when, in fact, the skyrocketing prices of nearly everything have a government stamp on them.
While the 1979 default was relatively small, the 1934 default affected millions of Americans who had bought Liberty Bonds mistakenly thinking the government would make good on its promises.
Decentralization and SecessionDemocracySecessionWar and Foreign Policy
Western intellectuals and their political allies are pushing relentlessly toward a unipolar world. Freedom lies in the multipolar direction.
CapitalismSocialismCalculation and Knowledge
Whether political elites promote outright socialism or interventionism, thanks to the reality of economic calculation, they are advocating a failed economy.
StrategyTaxes and SpendingEntrepreneurship
The recent case of retired megastar Usain Bolt losing millions of dollars to bad investments highlights the importance of sound money management.
Cronyism and CorporatismEducation
Contrary to the claim that taxpayer subsidies for higher education provide great social benefits, these subsidies actually are a wealth transfer from the less-well-off to wealthy people.
Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles
Economists and pundits mistakenly call the Federal Reserve System's security holdings a portfolio. It is anything but.