6 random things for Friday (GOP tax reform, leftist media, sex surrogates)

News Story of the Day: former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only has she provided us with years of entertainment with her corrupt political career and book of excuses, she continues to open her mouth with … [Read more...]

Did Murray Rothbard predict the rise of Amazon, Netflix in 1973?

Legendary economist Murray Rothbard was an astute individual. And that is definitely an understatement. He could talk about anything: politics, economics and even film. Well, it seems he could even predict the future and the rise of … [Read more...]

WATCH: Food for thought for your (politically divisive) family this Thanksgiving

Well, it's that time again. A time to indulge in turkey (or Tofurkey), mashed potatoes, braised cabbage, little tiny onions and political debate. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving and Christmas have turned into seasonal events that involve shouting … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: We Need More Tax Breaks for Education

By: Ron Paul Shutting down the Department of Education and returning control of the education dollar to the American people is the key to improving education. The best way to put the people in charge of education is by shutting down all … [Read more...]

Government Recycling Programs Waste Valuable Resources

By: Lee Friday The government tells us we must recycle all kinds of stuff: bottles, cans, paper, plastics etc. They say that recycling reduces the number of products made from natural resources, which means more resources are conserved and our … [Read more...]

Week in Review: November 6 to November 12

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: OUCH: David Stockman slams Trump over Jerome Powell Fed nomination WATCH: Desperate mayors competing for … [Read more...]

Sorry, Keynesians, Government ‘Funding’ Can’t Grow the Economy

By: Frank Shostak A key factor that constrains people’s ability to generate goods and services is the scarcity of funding. Contrary to popular thinking, funding for consumption and production is not about money as such, but about real … [Read more...]

6 random things for Friday (stock market returns, Zazzle racism, sugar subsidies)

News Story of the Day: CNN, like Hollywood, enjoys lecturing you about how racist you are just because you are white. Well, for the second time in a year, the Counterfeit News Network is facing a racial discrimination lawsuit from 200 black … [Read more...]

Unions Want Freedom of Association — But Only for Themselves

By: Gary Galles When unions are in their justifying-their-existence mode, they quickly turn to false claims, such as asserting that higher union wages benefit other workers. In fact, unions actually actually reduce the availability of union jobs, … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

By: Ron Paul Last Thursday, congressional Republicans unveiled their tax reform legislation. On the same day, President Trump nominated current Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. While … [Read more...]