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Nonsense on Deflation

The Free Market 26, no. 11 (December 2008) We are now hearing ominous warnings about imminent deflation. Checking the welcome page at AOL this morning, I see that the lead item in the financial news section heralds “The Looming Threat of Deflation.” ... [Read More]

The Pool of Tradable Stocks Is Shrinking. Here’s What Investors Can Do

Elon Musk is no stranger to making controversial and outlandish comments, and his tweet earlier this week is no exception. As you probably know by now, the perennial entrepreneur announced to his more than 22 million Twitter followers that he is ... [Read More]

The Deep State’s Long Enmity Toward Iranians

The U.S. deep state’s hatred of the Iranian people goes back a long way, at least as far back as 1953. That was the year that the CIA, which was called into existence in 1947 when the U.S. government was being converted to a national-security state, ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 8/11 – Things Fall Apart, $90 Oil A “Very Real Possibility”

8 Measures Say A Crash Is Coming, Here's How To Time It Things Fall Apart Pt. 1 Google Struggles to Contain Employee Uproar over China Censorship Plans Debt And The Marshmallow Experiment “What Have We Done?”: Silicon Valley Engineers Fear They've ... [Read More]

When Mainstream Economics Was Wrong, Mark Thornton Was Right

[Foreword to Mark Thornton's new book The Skyscraper Curse: And How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Economic Crisis of the Last Century (Auburn, AL: Mises Institute, 2018).] In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, the economics ... [Read More]

Mr Trump, Tear Down These Trade Barriers

The Trump administration’s latest attempts to continue this trade war with China have now reached a level beyond comprehension and will only hurt American and Chinese consumers in the process. The consequences might be much more disastrous for ... [Read More]

Home Fire-Safe Checklist

[NOTE: This article is adapted from When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide for Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival] Fire Statistics The following statistics from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are for fires in the USA in ... [Read More]

David Stockman: The World Economy Is At An Epochal Pivot

David Stockman warns that the global economy has reached an "epochal pivot", a moment when the false prosperity created from $trillions in printed money by the world's central banks lurches violently into reverse. Stockman's main warning is that ... [Read More]

Housing Is Still Affordable in (Many Areas of) America

From crime rates to life expectancy to income levels, statistics at the national level are next to useless when it comes to measuring the daily lives of ordinary people in the United States. This is because the United States — which is a huge and ... [Read More]

The Grand Irony of RussiaGate: The U.S. Becomes More Like the U.S.S.R. Every Day

When the Soviet regime exiled Sakharov in 1980, everybody assumed the USSR was permanent and impregnable to collapse.There are many ironies in the RussiaGate drama, but none greater than this: The U.S. becomes more like the former U.S.S.R. every ... [Read More]

The Blockchain Is a Tempting Target for Central Banks

The Bank of England apparently wants to incorporate blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies into the central bankers’ tool kit. Original article: The Blockchain Is a Tempting Target for Central BanksPowered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 8/10 – Good News Friday: Empathy Over Tough Love, Hope For Lyme Victims

Families Choose Empathy Over 'Tough Love' To Rescue Loved Ones From Opioids How One Boy's Fight With Epilepsy Led To The First Marijuana-Derived Pharmaceutical Disneyland hikes some wages to $15 an hour after outcry over worker poverty Michigan man ... [Read More]

Off The Cuff: Why Most Will Remain Unaware Until Its Too Late

In this week's Off The Cuff podcast, Chris discusses: The Folly Of Pursuing Infinite Growth On A Finite Planet Limits simply matter The Signs Of Limits Are All Around Us Depleting resources, stagnating wages, weakening economies Few See The ... [Read More]

Facebook Censored Me, Criticize Your Government and It Might Censor You Too

By: James Bovard Responding to Russian-funded political advertisements, Facebook chairman Mark Zuckerberg declared last month that “we will do our part to defend against nation states attempting to spread misinformation.” But Facebook is effectively ... [Read More]

Controlling Missouri, Part 1: Nathaniel Lyon in St. Louis

Nathaniel Lyon, a notoriously harsh officer in the US army, is sent to St. Louis to ensure Missouri’s place in the Union. His policies have the effect of alienating much of the population of the city, which is predominantly Unionist, leading to the ... [Read More]

25. Summary and Conclusion: End the Fed

From Section 2: "And How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Economic Crisis of the Last 100 Years". This audiobook is made available through the generosity of Mr. Tyler Folger. Narrated by Graham Wright.Powered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]

7. The Curse Misses New York. Is Auburn, Alabama, Next?

From Section 1: "The Skyscraper Curse". This audiobook is made available through the generosity of Mr. Tyler Folger. Narrated by Graham Wright.Powered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]

Battle Over Opioids:Surprising Push

Article obtained from https://whowhatwhy.orgThe first known victims of prescription opioids were not hardened addicts who stole the drugs to get high. They were injured workers, whose treatment was driven by a narrative that changed the way doctors ... [Read More]

Sprott Gold Report: Gold Slumps on Trade War Fears

Aug 08, 2018 01:06 pm By Shree Kargutkar, Portfolio Manager, Sprott Asset Management LP In late January, the 10% sell-off of the S&P 500 Index was caused by the prospect of a global trade war. Six months later, the U.S. equity markets have ... [Read More]

Big Tech Shows “Net Neutrality” Battle Was About Power, Not an “Open Internet”

The de-platforming of Alex Jones and InfoWars is a subject that has a number of layers to it, including the responsibilities social media companies have to free speech — particularly in a world where the lines between Big Tech and Big Government ... [Read More]