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...]

Infographic: NAFTA’S track record since 1994

It doesn't look like President Donald Trump will abolish the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It remains unclear if Trump is able to successfully adjust NAFTA, too. But why is NAFTA such a concern? Well, because it has had a mixed track … [Read more...]

Protectionism will always kill jobs (video)

The protectionist rhetoric espoused by the likes of President Donald Trump or Marine Le Pen defies economic reasoning. They contend that protectionism is a necessary force in order to protect the nation's workers and stop foreign companies from … [Read more...]

MIT publishes new communist book for kids?

What the heck is going on at one of the most prestigious institutions in the world today? Ostensibly, the university has published a new book entitled "Communism for Kids." The book apparently teaches children about the evils of capitalism and the … [Read more...]

Peter Schiff: ‘We’re headed for a major major crisis’ under Trump

Has anything really changed under President Donald Trump? Not really, says Peter Schiff, President and CEO of Euro Pacific Capital. Speaking in an interview with Future Money Trends, Schiff warned that many investors need to begin protecting their … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: The Federal Reserve is a political institution

By: Ron Paul Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any time. The bill passed by voice … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Apr. 10 to Apr. 16

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: Did the Bush-Clinton-Bush-Obama era destroy middle class Americans? Arizona Coyotes requesting taxpayers … [Read more...]

6 random things for Friday (San Diego job loss, Fed is a currency manipulator, diversity of thought)

News Story of the Day: California will have a minimum wage of $15 per hour by the year 2023. It is gradually inching towards that amount, but one jurisdiction is getting a head start by raising it right to $11.50 an hour from $10. San Diego … [Read more...]