Archives for August 2015

Excellent quote from Judge Andrew Napolitano on the U.S. political system

Judge Andrew Napolitano has offered us a tremendous quote on the United States political system. It's a poignant reminder for those following the 2016 presidential election. There is no difference between Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton, there is no … [Read more...]

Why is the establishment telling the truth about Federal Reserve, government failures?

All of a sudden, central bankers, media pundits and government institutions are telling the truth about how much the Federal Reserve has failed and pretty much denouncing the economic policies of Keynesianism welcomed by governments. Why is this … [Read more...]

Chart: 20 best jobs for millennials in 2015

This new chart from the Wall Street Journal takes a look at the top 20 jobs for United States millennials in today's job market. It made the list by outlining the job's median salary, career's projected growth in the coming years and if a large or … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Aug. 24 to Aug. 30

In case you missed any of this week’s articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: Stock Market Meltdown – a brief look at Monday’s market openings Black Monday: China wipes out all of … [Read more...]

Video: The only one who could bribe Donald Trump is a ‘bazillionaire’

Donald Trump keeps telling the American people that he's worth a lot of money - his reported net worth is $10 billion - so therefore no one can bribe him or ask for favors if it isn't in the interest of the country. This is very similar to an episode … [Read more...]

5 random things for a Friday (Canada pays A LOT of taxes)

News Story of the Day: After giving the taxman his money by force and covering the basic necessities of life, Canadians have just about one-fifth of their income for themselves. Yeah, Canadians pay a lot of taxes, says a new report from the Fraser … [Read more...]

Donald Trump would raise taxes on the wealthy, simplify the tax code

Real estate billionaire mogul and 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump said something that most of his fellow GOP rivals wouldn't commit to: raising taxes on the wealthy. The idea of taxing the rich to pay for government, wars and welfare has … [Read more...]

What other damage is Kshama Sawant planning to inflict? Bringing tech sector into public ownership

Kshama Sawant is not only a Seattle City Councillor and the most prominent socialist in the United States today, she is also someone who can inflict a lot of damage and pain not only to her native municipality but to the rest of the … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: Federal Reserve, Congress 99% responsible for Black Monday market meltdown

Over the past several days, the New York Stock Exchange has seen steep losses. Financial analysts say that it's a market correction in the wake of China's slowing economy. Although the Dow Jones opened up Wednesday's trading session in positive … [Read more...]

Former Fed Official’s Sage Comments: Investors ‘hooked on the heroin of quantitative easing’

Former Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher made sound remarks when discussing the current market meltdown with CNBC on Tuesday. Although he is incorrect in his assertion that the United States central bank will do what's right for the … [Read more...]