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Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History
America's military technocrats (aka "generals") specialize in losing wars and also losing your money. Naturally, Congress wants to give them even more taxpayer cash.
LiberalismProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy
Economist Christopher Coyne of George Mason University uses economic logic to expose the follies of militaristic US policies overseas.
Financial MarketsInflationMedia and Culture
As inflation ravages the economy, easy money is disappearing, with political and legal consequences to follow.
Free MarketsSocialismU.S. HistoryWorld History
The Pilgrims tried socialism at Plymouth. After two years, they returned to private enterprise. Likewise, Israel was founded as a socialist state but has back turned toward free markets.
For all the positive talk, Americans are piling on more debt just as real wages are falling, job losses are mounting, and debt costs are rising. Thanks, Fed!
Ours is an age of the progressive expert who nearly always is wrong but still is embraced by progressive politicians, the media, and academe.
Cronyism and CorporatismProgressivismProtectionism and Free Trade
While both the Left and Right celebrate the government's new drive to subsidize American microchip manufacturing, we should remember that political "investments" always result in crony capitalist disasters.
As fear that robots and artificial intelligence will take over whole lines of work, it is time to examine the real relationship between capital and the rest of us.