Free speech wins! University of Missouri suffers lowest enrollment since 2008

The market has spoken...and it doesn't like the social justice craziness developing on college campuses. The University of Missouri, a post-secondary institution that became the epicenter of censorship, has recently welcomed its smallest number of … [Read more...]

There’s Nothing Moral about Opposing “Price-Gouging”

By: Christopher Westley Let’s face it. The economic case for “price gouging” is one for which economists have both a strong argument and minority view, relative to more popular narratives drilled onto the three-by-five card of acceptable … [Read more...]

Week in Review: September 18 to September 24

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: U.S. credit card delinquency rate jumps in August On the brink of recession? Money-supply growth falls … [Read more...]

Cronyism, regulation keeping thousands in Florida without power

By: Tho Bishop Almost two weeks have passed since Hurricane Irma made landfall in South Florida, yet tens of thousands remain without power. With temperatures regularly eclipsing over 90 degrees, these outages are not only a grave inconvenience for … [Read more...]

Week in Review: September 11 to September 17

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: Paging Robert Wenzel – Lauren Southern on ‘The Problem With Libertarians’ Study: Q2 2017 debt … [Read more...]

Price gouging is a good thing – it saves lives

With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma striking the states of Texas and Florida, there were plenty of reports of price gouging, which led to widespread condemnation by politicians, law enforcement agencies and self-righteous social media users. Why is it … [Read more...]

Will forced military service save the U.S. economy?

By: Ryan McMaken Conscription, also known as "the draft," is typically justified with appeals to values like partriotism, public service, and "sharing the burden." That's in peacetime. In times of war, of course, government claims conscription … [Read more...]

Paging Robert Wenzel – Lauren Southern on ‘The Problem With Libertarians’

Lauren Southern, a political YouTuber and former Rebel personality, is out with a new video entitled "The Problem With Libertarians." In the video, she makes some good points, especially when she critiques libertarians who have metastasized into … [Read more...]

Week in Review: September 4 to September 10

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: James Rickards: Gold could spike to $10,000 on ‘war’ Does Government Spending Create More Economic … [Read more...]

End the Fed? Trump’s Historic Opportunity with the Federal Reserve

By: Tho Bishop And then there were three. Today Stanley Fischer submitted his letter of resignation from the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, effective next month, the second such resignation of Donald Trump’s presidency. While Fischer’s … [Read more...]