MIT publishes new communist book for kids?

What the heck is going on at one of the most prestigious institutions in the world today? Ostensibly, the university has published a new book entitled "Communism for Kids." The book apparently teaches children about the evils of capitalism and the … [Read more...]

Not Again! 63% of Americans say wealthy not paying their fair share of taxes

You may be yelling at your monitor "not again!" after reading this new poll. According to a recent Gallup survey, more than two-thirds (67 percent) of Americans think corporations are not paying their fair share of taxes. Also, 63 percent of … [Read more...]

IRS hires private debt collection agencies to collect unpaid taxes

You won't just be receiving a call from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) moving forward, but also from debt collectors. The tax collection agency has contracted out the task of pursuing unpaid taxes. The IRS announced earlier this month that it … [Read more...]

Peter Schiff: ‘We’re headed for a major major crisis’ under Trump

Has anything really changed under President Donald Trump? Not really, says Peter Schiff, President and CEO of Euro Pacific Capital. Speaking in an interview with Future Money Trends, Schiff warned that many investors need to begin protecting their … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: The Federal Reserve is a political institution

By: Ron Paul Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any time. The bill passed by voice … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Apr. 10 to Apr. 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: Did the Bush-Clinton-Bush-Obama era destroy middle class Americans? Arizona Coyotes requesting taxpayers … [Read more...]

6 random things for Friday (San Diego job loss, Fed is a currency manipulator, diversity of thought)

News Story of the Day: California will have a minimum wage of $15 per hour by the year 2023. It is gradually inching towards that amount, but one jurisdiction is getting a head start by raising it right to $11.50 an hour from $10. San Diego … [Read more...]

Why did the Rust Belt rust? (video)

So, why exactly did the Rust Belt rust? It wasn't because of free trade or the marketplace. It was because of big business and labor unions. Research has found that the Rust Belt began to rust up following the Second World War up until about the … [Read more...]

Huge! How Donald Trump will make the trade deficit worse

By: Mark Thornton Donald Trump campaigned on the economic issues of international trade, immigration, and jobs. He condemned international trade, immigrants, and the economic policies of countries such China and Mexico. As such, he should be … [Read more...]

In just 24 hours Donald Trump flips on 5 campaign promises

That certainly didn't take long for President Donald Trump to backtrack on his key campaign promises. One day after stating that NATO is "no longer obsolete," Trump told the Wall Street Journal a few things that will certainly irk his prominent … [Read more...]