Just in Time for Christmas, Reckless States Are Coming for Your Online Purchases

By: Jose Nino If there is anything that gets demagogic politicians and pundits riled up, it’s the closing of tax loopholes, and the tax-hike demagogues might just be getting one of their wishes come December. Bloomberg reports that most online … [Read more...]

Do We Really Need a Federal Ban on Horse Meat?

By: Ryan McMaken For decades in the United States, turkey has been the center of the Thanksgiving meal. Some eccentrics may offer other choices, such as roast beef or duck, but nowadays, it's a sure bet that few households will be offering horse … [Read more...]

WATCH: Milton Friedman talks monopolies, antitrust

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is trying to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger by claiming it violates antitrust laws. The real reason, of course, is that President Donald Trump is going after his political opponents, namely CNN, which is owned … [Read more...]

SOCIALISM: The Daily Hell of Life in the Soviet Bloc

By: James Bovard This month is the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party’s seizure of power in Petrograd, Russia. British Guardian columnist Paul Mason recent declared that the Soviet revolution provided “a beacon to the rest of humanity, no … [Read more...]

Week in Review: November 13 to November 19

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: LOL: The greatest Donald Trump tweet you will ever read Government Recycling Programs Waste Valuable … [Read more...]

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...]