Capitalism Saves the Bees! U.S. honey-producing bee colonies jump to 22-year high

No! Not the bees! No! Not the bees! Just like how capitalism saved the whales, it turns out that capitalism has also saved the bees. Despite the doom and gloom proclamations of the media over the past decade - beemageddon and beepocalypse - it … [Read more...]

Welfare Wall: Trump proposes 5-year ban on welfare for immigrants

It's been a while, but President Donald Trump has finally proposed something great: not allowing immigrants to access welfare for five years. It may not be perfect, but it's a step in the right direction. Speaking in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: How to Fight for Peace & Freedom

By: Ron Paul As I’ve traveled around the country making speeches at college campuses, I’ve noticed that very few young people want war. In fact, I’d say that 90 percent of the people I come into contact with are opposed to new wars. So, the … [Read more...]

The Rise of Bitcoin: Central Banks Are Driving Many to Cryptocurrencies

By: Demelza Hays Two years ago, Bitcoin was considered a fringe technology for libertarians and computer geeks. Now, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum, are gaining mainstream adoption. However, mainstream adoption has been … [Read more...]

Week in Review: June 12 to June 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: Federal Reserve’s June rate hike to cost Americans $1.7 billion in 2017 Is inflation the disease or … [Read more...]

Trump hurts economic freedom with Cuba policy

By: Ryan McMaken One of the few good things President Obama did was partially liberalize the US government's policy toward Cuba. While it should have gone much further than it did, the Obama Administration expanded the types of travel and trade … [Read more...]

Is inflation the disease or symptom?

By: Frank Shostak According to Ludwig von Mises, Inflation, as this term was always used everywhere and especially in this country, means increasing the quantity of money and bank notes in circulation and the quantity of bank deposits subject … [Read more...]

Week in Review: June 5 to June 11

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: WalletHub: 2017’s best & worst state economies The problem with the #ParisAgreement Wow! CNN … [Read more...]

Paging Henry Hazlitt – Withdrawing From #ParisAgreement Helps the Most Vulnerable

By: Blaine Conzatti Are you concerned about the poor’s economic welfare? If so, you should celebrate President Trump’s announcement that the United States will withdraw itself from the Paris Agreement. The Paris climate accord, which was … [Read more...]

The problem with the #ParisAgreement

(Editor's Note: No, the world is not going to be obliterated because Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris Agreement.) By: Ryan McMaken In response to the Trump administration's announcement that it was pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, … [Read more...]