Ron Paul: Rand Paul’s Senate Vote Rolls Back the Warfare State

By: Ron Paul Last week, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) reminded Congress that in matters of war, they have the authority and the responsibility to speak for the American people. Most Senators were not too happy about the reminder, which came in the form … [Read more...]

Study: $1.2 trillion student debt causing millennials to delay adulthood

Student debt is delaying adulthood for millennials. Because of the $1 trillion-plus student debt bubble, millions of millennials have avoided getting married, having children, purchasing a car...and buying a home. The National Association of … [Read more...]

IIF: Total global debt reaches all-time high of $217 trillion

There are all different types of bubbles popping up: bonds, vintage automobile, art and even shoes. Global debt levels is a MOAB, the mother of all bubbles. Financial analysts and political pundits may have the United States national debt in their … [Read more...]

Obama making more $400k speeches to Wall Street banks

There is something funny about the Democratic Party. They berate the Wall Street banks when they're in public office, but then they take money from those same entities to deliver 45-minute speeches. Former Secretary of State and two-time … [Read more...]

U.S. credit card delinquency rate jumps in August

The United States government is facing a debt crisis, but so are the American people. Unfortunately, many Americans have returned to their pre-recession norms: living life on the credit card. With rising interest rates in every part of the economy, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: September 11 to September 17

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: Paging Robert Wenzel – Lauren Southern on ‘The Problem With Libertarians’ Study: Q2 2017 debt … [Read more...]

5 random things for Friday (Calgary Flames, bitcoin, Ben Shapiro)

News Story of the Day: cities continue to get suckered into financing sports stadiums, used mostly by billionaire owners. When will municipal politicians finally learn that they can't keep leaning on taxpayers for these extravagant arenas. It is … [Read more...]

A NY Democrat? Donald Trump wants to raise taxes on the rich

Did the American people elect a New York Democrat? That's what it looks like more and more. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that rich Americans may pay more in taxes as the administration seeks to reform the tax code. After meeting … [Read more...]

Study: Seattle’s higher minimum wage causes restaurants to be less clean

Are there any positives of hiking the minimum wage to $15 per hour? Study after study suggests that there isn't a single thing that supports the idea of raising the minimum wage. Case in point, a $15 minimum wage creates dirty … [Read more...]

Jamie Dimon: ‘Fraud’ bitcoin could surge to $100k before it collapses

Bitcoiners, like advocates of marijuana, are ardent in their support for the peer-to-peer decentralized digital currency. If you dare criticize any aspect of the virtual currency or the blockchain, then you will face the consequences of your … [Read more...]