Video: Students love socialism, can’t explain what it is

University students today love the concept of socialism and communism. That is because they are constantly told by their Marxist professors and Bernie Sanders that it will end poverty and make everyone happier. Campus Reform conducted several … [Read more...]

Week in Review: July 10 to July 16

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: ‘In over their head’ Canadians can’t cope with BOC’s rising interest rates ‘Welcome to Hell’: … [Read more...]

Wow! PewDiePie educates 56 million subscribers on gender pay gap myth

Certainly you should never get your economics education from an entertainment YouTube channel. That said, it is interesting when a channel has tens of millions of subscribers and they are able to open up the minds of many of their viewers. This … [Read more...]

A perfect illustration of how government really works

Politicians pretend to be Santa Claus and voters like to think politicians are Santa Claus. Whenever election season comes around and public officials promise "free" stuff, voters become giddy and lend their support to the R or D. But how is all … [Read more...]

Left-wing rage gave us weekends? Tom Woods destroys leftists, Antifa

It is a common myth to come across: rage by unions and liberals gave us the weekend. You see it in textbooks, you read about it in newspapers and you hear wacky leftist protesters shout about it at the top of their lungs. Have you noticed all that … [Read more...]

The Bernanke-Yellen Bubble-Depression

By: Mark Thornton In a recent article I advocated for a new way of naming business cycles. The new approach emphasizes the cause rather than the effect. So instead of the “housing bubble” and “financial crisis,” we should refer to the … [Read more...]

Is Paul Krugman getting excited by the G20 violence?

Hamburg, Germany was the scene of a lot of broken windows, fires and looting over the past few days.  Like all of their previous acts, it was really all senseless and simply makes the Black Block and Antifa groups look foolish and impotent, many of … [Read more...]

‘In over their head’ Canadians can’t cope with BOC’s rising interest rates

Canada has recently realized that the certain provinces' economies are too dependent on the housing bubble. The Great White North has also just discovered that the Bank of Canada (BOC)'s policies, such as artificially low interest rates, produce … [Read more...]

Week in Review: July 3 to July 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: A musical parody of overly dramatic Democrats (video) Huh? Vox’s Matthew Yglesias wants a $150/hr … [Read more...]

Missouri returns to common sense – lowers minimum wage from $10 to $7.70

As the rest of the country raises the minimum wage to appease the Fight for $15 crowd, one state has decided to reduce the minimum wage. Has the state finally learned basic economics and how the minimum wage hurts everyone except corporations and … [Read more...]