Will Trump end NAFTA in the coming days?

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is just another international crony trade deal that has hurt free trade since its inception. And now it may be coming to an end if the White House has its way. It is being reported that President … [Read more...]

Trump White House announces ‘biggest tax cut’ in U.S. history

The Trump administration has announced the "biggest tax cut" and "largest tax reform" in United States history. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn unveiled some of the details of the … [Read more...]

Poll finds Americans want bigger government – and most Republicans do as well

Do you know what the difference is between a Republican and a Democrat? One is in power and the other one isn't. That is the only difference. A new poll suggests that Republican voters talk tough about limited government and personal … [Read more...]

Bernie Sanders tweets that broadband is a ‘necessity’

According to the mind of Senator Bernie Sanders, pretty much everything in life is a right and a necessity and should be paid for by the government. On Tuesday, the former presidential candidate tweeted that broadband Internet is a necessity and … [Read more...]

U.S. starts trade war by slapping 24% tariff on Canadian softwood lumber

Where the heck is United States President Donald Trump getting his economic advice from? The Trump administration announced that it is slapping tariffs up to 24 percent on imported softwood lumber. Shortly after the gathering of conservative … [Read more...]

Video: A look at college kids being intolerant

If you want to discover new concepts, debate the merits of ideas and to have proper discourse with your peers then the college campus is not the place to achieve this. The college campus has metastasized into the least tolerant arena of ideas, unless … [Read more...]

Fail: Cato VP of Research Brink Lindsey thinks Ron Paul is a xenophobe

What the heck is going on at the Cato Institute? Brink Lindsey, Vice President of research at the Cato Institute, sent out a series of tweets last week that accused former Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul of being xenophobic, adding that the … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Apr. 17 to Apr. 23

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: Ron Paul: The Federal Reserve is a political institution Peter Schiff: ‘We’re headed for a major major … [Read more...]

6 random things for Friday (state pension shortfall, media hate Trump, Earth Day)

News Story of the Day: for years, libertarian economists have been warning about the inevitable collapse of the state public pension system. Despite the calls for action, the governments ignored the problem and maintained the status quo. Now it is … [Read more...]

Paging Murray Rothbard – Steven Mnuchin promises tax reform ‘very soon’

United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told a conference on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank spring meetings in Washington on Thursday that tax reform is coming, Reuters reports. According to Mnuchin, … [Read more...]