Ron Paul: President Trump Beats War Drums For Iran

By: Ron Paul President Trump has been notoriously inconsistent in his foreign policy. He campaigned on and won the presidency with promises to repair relations with Russia, pull out of no-win wars like Afghanistan, and end the failed US policy of … [Read more...]

Julian Assange thanks U.S. government for 50,000% return on bitcoin

Bitcoin has been surging in recent years, topping $5,000 last week. For many early investors, they have made a killing, but for many investors who have just gotten into the game, it can be a bit risky. One of the earliest adopters of the … [Read more...]

Week in Review: October 9 to October 15

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: Ron Paul: Will Trump’s Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty? WATCH: Project Veritas releases part two of … [Read more...]

Get well Justin Raimondo!

Justin Raimondo, the editorial director of the infallible AntiWar.com, is in the hospital. He posted a picture on Twitter, and we can only hope he gets better soon! Here is the tweet: pic.twitter.com/ZdR5ERMvEx — Justin Raimondo … [Read more...]

Subsidies In One Place Don’t Justify Tariffs in Another

By: Lee Friday Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard told reporters "Quebec has been attacked. And Quebec will resist. And Quebec will unite. . . .” This sounds serious. I always thought Canada’s deference to its southern neighbour would preclude … [Read more...]

5 random things for Friday (Norway’s Tesla Tax, Stockman on Iran, inequality myths)

News Story of the Day: the Norwegian government is considering adopting a new tax for consumers of electric cars that weigh more than two tons. Ostensibly, this would only impact Tesla for the time being, which means that those expensive electric … [Read more...]

WATCH: Why does government always fail?

Learn Liberty is out with a new video that attempts to answer the question: why does government always fail? Indeed, governments never work in the way that the general public thinks they do. Politicians, civil servants and voters tend to make … [Read more...]

How Much Do Central Banks Cost Us?

By: Karl-Friedrich Israel A classic argument for central bank controlled fiat money goes like this: a commodity such as gold is very costly to produce. All the resources, capital, and labor devoted to mining gold for monetary purposes could be … [Read more...]

As bitcoin tops 5k, Jamie Dimon will no longer talk about bitcoin

It is safe to say that JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is public enemy No. 1 in the bitcoin community. The Wall Street executive has said many things about the peer-to-peer decentralized virtual currency, much of it negative. It is a bubble, it is worse … [Read more...]

Yuck: 2017’s Nobel laureate in economics Richard Thaler opposes price-gouging

In the words of the immortal Dennis Eckersley: yuck! If you veer away from the 3x5 card of allowable opinion (to quote the legendary Tom Woods), then your chances of ever winning a Nobel prize will greatly diminish. Lamenting on the Federal … [Read more...]