16 Nazi Germany policies the ‘literally Hitler’ crowd need to learn

Today's political discourse is a great example of how bad the government education system really is. It seems like the average journalist, millennial and political pundit believes that Donald Trump is "literally Adolf Hitler." In just a few short … [Read more...]

Video: A look at the immigration crisis in Sweden

In the era of Donald Trump, if he makes a statement that is 90 percent correct and the rest is incorrect then the media will go ballistic and try to fact check him to make him out a moron, liar and racist-homophobic-sexist-Islamophobic-Nazi. The … [Read more...]

U.S. exports civilian aircraft, medical equipment to China every year

It is true: Americans are no longer making snow globes or t-shirts. Instead, the United States is relying on China to manufacture those goods and ship it to the U.S. at a fraction of the cost. Meanwhile, American workers are helping export civilian … [Read more...]

How much will your Starbucks frappuccino cost with a $15 minimum wage?

If a $15 minimum wage is adopted by a majority of states across the country, or perhaps even around the world, how much would your Starbucks frappuccino cost? What about a McDonald's 10-piece nugget meal? Or a Whopper meal from Burger King? Here … [Read more...]

Evil: MSNBC anchor says ‘our job’ is to ‘control exactly what people think’

Another piece of evidence to suggest why more Americans distrust the mainstream media. Speaking about United States President Donald Trump and his disdain for the media, MSNBC anchor Mika Brzezinski warned that he is trying to "control exactly … [Read more...]

Mark Cuban gets it right – basic income is ‘one of the worst possible responses’

Automation has been accelerating in the last couple of years. Due to governments around the world raising minimum wages, regulations and taxes, companies are responding by turning to technology, particularly in the form of robots and … [Read more...]

Study: 75% of Venezuelans lost 19 pounds in 2016, 82% live in poverty

If you want to shed some weight then perhaps it is time to relocate to the socialist paradise known as Venezuela. A new report suggests that a majority of Venezuelans have lost a of weight over the past year due to the paucity of food thanks to … [Read more...]

Why Alexander Hamilton was wrong – it’s time to abolish the one-man presidency

By: Ryan McMaken Last month, when President Trump issued his executive order banning refugees and visa holders from seven countries, the acting Attorney General Sally Yates refused to enforce the orders. In response, conservatives at National … [Read more...]

17 signs a recession is coming

The United States economy, for the most part, has been riding high since the economic collapse. Due to the policies of the Federal Reserve, the stock market has reached record highs, the labor market hovers around a five percent unemployment rate and … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Feb. 13 to Feb. 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: Ludwig von Mises sends a message to Donald Trump Will Donald Trump spend more than Obama, Bush and … [Read more...]