Archives for February 2018

Communist Manifesto vs. Democratic Party platform (video)

The likes of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) could be leaders of the Communist Party. There really is no difference between what you would find in Karl Marx's "Communist Manifesto" and the vacuous polemics emanating … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: More Gun Violence – Let’s Look Beyond Politics

By: Ron Paul Another terrible school shooting took place in Parkland, Florida last week and unfortunately many politicians and pundits have used the tragedy – as they often do – to push their own agenda. Many will use the tragedy to argue that … [Read more...]

REPORT: Deutsche Bank plans to slash 250 investment banking jobs

One of the worst performing banking stocks in 2018 so far has been Deutsche Bank. Its shares have cratered from around $20 to about $16. More bad news may be coming for the financial institution. Deutsche Bank will be slashing at least 250 … [Read more...]

WRITE A CHECK: Bill Gates wants to pay more taxes, slams GOP tax bill

One of the worst things about many U.S. billionaires, like Warren Buffett, is that they keep demanding to pay higher taxes. If they want to fork over more of their income, then why can't they simply write a check to the U.S. Treasury … [Read more...]

China warns retaliation as U.S. considers heavy aluminum, steel tariffs

Since President Donald Trump entered the Oval Office, the U.S. government has imposed a plethora of tariffs on exports, ranging from Canada's softwood lumber to China's aluminum foil. But the president isn't stopping there, and this could be bad news … [Read more...]

Bullet prices rising amid booming commodity prices

In a Republican-controlled country, it is a bad time to own gun stocks. During the Obama years, there were constant threats about gun control and gun confiscation in a Democrat-controlled White House, which prompted Americans to purchase firearms … [Read more...]

Week in Review: February 12 to February 18

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: Ontario sheds 50k part-time jobs amid rising minimum wage WATCH: Can climate models predict climate … [Read more...]

REPORT: Investors withdrew $6.3 billion from U.S. junk bond funds

How did your stock portfolio and mutual funds fare during last week's volatile sessions? It was a roller coaster ride, and it is likely just a glimpse into the near future. But it was so bad that a particular market took quite the beating: junk … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Mitt Romney is running for U.S. Senate

Former Governor (R-MA) and two-time presidential candidate Mitt Romney can't seem to stay away from public office. After much deliberation, Romney announced on Friday that he is running for the United States Senate in Utah as a Republican … [Read more...]

Random Friday: AP fake news, Robert Wenzel on shooting, paying CEOs billions

News Story of the Day: akin to the Las Vegas shooting last year, the public wants to assign blame to a particular group or cause. Immediately after the Florida high school shooting, Twitter, newspapers, and broadcast media shouted for gun control and … [Read more...]