Huge! How Donald Trump will make the trade deficit worse

By: Mark Thornton Donald Trump campaigned on the economic issues of international trade, immigration, and jobs. He condemned international trade, immigrants, and the economic policies of countries such China and Mexico. As such, he should be … [Read more...]

Can single-payer healthcare work in the U.S.? Just ask Veterans Affairs

President Donald Trump praised single-payer healthcare before becoming Commander-in-Chief. Independent socialist Senator Bernie Sanders wants to adopt a single-payer healthcare system. A new poll even found that Trump supporters want a single-payer … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Apr. 3 to Apr. 9

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: Even Bill Maher wants Hillary Clinton to ‘stay in the woods’ Is foreign aid the answer? Nope, it’s free … [Read more...]

Equal Occupational Fatality Day to take place on January 21, 2029

On Tuesday, millions of Americans celebrated #EqualPayDay to bring attention to the debunked myth of the gender pay gap. Well, except Elizabeth Warren for obvious reasons. Although this idea has been slammed repeatedly, it is still purported by … [Read more...]

Must Watch: Ami Horowitz, PragerU take a look at Venezuela’s socialist paradise

Advocates of free market capitalism often laugh at the situation in Venezuela because it is a perfect illustration of how socialism is a failure. Although we tend to laugh at the Bernie Sanders crowd who love socialism, we have to remember that there … [Read more...]

Trump channels Keynes with reaffirmed $1 trillion infrastructure spending

United States President Donald Trump is channeling his inner Keynes again. After months of speculation that his planned $1 trillion infrastructure project, something that Democrats like Paul Krugman have championed for years, was just campaign … [Read more...]

4 reasons to not fear Jeb Bush’s ominous robotic takeover warning

Jeb! is afraid of a robotic takeover. Former Florida Republican Governor and failed presidential candidate Jeb Bush (Jeb!) warned that robots will eventually wipe out human jobs in the labor market, noting that this isn't a prognostication out of … [Read more...]

Is foreign aid the answer? Nope, it’s free trade

By: Ben Ramanauskas In his recent Guardian article, David Cameron, the former UK prime minister and newly appointed Chair of the Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development, argued that it is right for the United Kingdom to continue to … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Mar. 27 to Apr. 2

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: 5 Tips to Financially Divorce-Proof Your Marriage 13 signs the U.S. stock market is overvalued The … [Read more...]

The War on Cash – then and now, old and new

By: Louis Rouanet Before the United States ran aground on the dangerous reefs of State interventionism and centralism, the dollar was not only a sign of stability, but also a symbol of human freedom. A dollar was a means to express your wants … [Read more...]