ESPN and the Bursting of the Sports Bubble

By: William L. Anderson When the cable TV sports giant ESPN announced 100 layoffs recently, including letting go a number of high-profile broadcasters, a lot of people took notice, and well they should: things no longer are business as usual in … [Read more...]

A growing trend – How Viacom silences ‘The Daily Show’ critics (video)

What the heck is going on at YouTube? Channels are automatically losing subscribers, conservative/libertarian opinions are being suppressed and even professional wrestling is being deemed as inappropriate content. The scariest trend occurring at … [Read more...]

A look at the 66 federal programs Trump wants gone in 2018 budget proposal

The Democrats are warning about the doom and gloom because President Donald Trump wants to make some budget cuts. When the Trump administration requested able-bodied people on food stamps to go to work, the media said the president hates the poor and … [Read more...]

HOT: Trump 2018 budget would slash $3.6 trillion over 10 years (or does it?)

"We’re no longer going to measure compassion by the number of programs or the number of people on those programs," White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said. "We’re going to measure compassion and success by the number of people we help get off … [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s ‘priming the pump’ won’t create real wealth

By: Frank Shostak Once an economy falls into recession many commentators tend to express concern that as a result of the economic slump there are now underutilized capital and labor. Resources that can be used are now made unemployed. It is held … [Read more...]

Report: 64 Bay Area restaurants shut down amid higher minimum wage

San Francisco and Oakland raised the minimum wage to $13 last year. The minimum wage will be subsequently raised to $14 in July and $15 next year. This undoubtedly made many leftists in the Bay Area happy. But not so much restaurants. According to … [Read more...]

Week in Review: May 15 to May 21

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: Sorry, John Oliver, Ditch Net Neutrality Now Georgia’s economic output is bigger than Taiwan – and other … [Read more...]

Study: Up to 98% of media’s Trump coverage has been negative

How much does the media hate President Donald Trump? The answer is both simple and obvious: a lot. Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy published a new study that highlighted the media's immense bias in its coverage of … [Read more...]

Why has the left stopped talking about Venezuela’s ‘socialist paradise’?

By: Ryan McMaken During the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders refused to answer questions about Venezuela during an interview with Univision. He claimed to not want to talk about it because he's "focused on my campaign." Many suggested … [Read more...]

6 random things for Friday (investors dump $9 billion of stock, Google, business taxes)

News Story of the Day: it has been reported that close to $9 billion worth of stock was dumped this past week because of concerns over United States President Donald Trump. Due to the political turmoil unfolding in the White House, investors are … [Read more...]