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We Need A Public Inquiry Into The Economics Profession

Authored by Ann Pettifor via RenegadeInc.com, Britain is preparing to leave the European Union with no real plan and a government in disarray, writes economist, Ann Pettifor. How can we trust economists at the Treasury not to impose more disastrous policies? If the British economy crashes as a result of Brexit, it will not vindicate […]

Why Bankruptcy is Not a Magic Wand for Illinois

Via The Daily Bell What if everyone declared bankruptcy, would that solve all financial woes? Or rather, would it be the ultimate debt bubble burst? Bankruptcy is a “solution” that would become disastrous if everyone were to use it. So can it truly be considered a solution at all? It just shifts the financial burden to someone […]

Conservatives Prepare “Secret Plot” To Oust UK’s May If She Backs Off “Hard Brexit”

The walls are closing in on UK’s embattled prime minister Theresa May, who after the disastrous outcome in the general election, and following a torrid week in which she faced fierce criticism for her handling of the Grenfell Tower catastrophe, in which 58 people are now presumed dead, is reportedly facing what the Telegraph calls […]

Paul Craig Roberts Warns “Without Glass-Steagall, America Will Fail”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, For 66 years the Glass-Steagall act reduced the risks in the banking system. Eight years after the act was repealed, the banking system blew up threatening the international economy. US taxpayers were forced to come up with $750 billion dollars, a sum much larger than the Pentagon’s budget, in order […]

Did James Comey’s Document Leaks Violate The FBI Employment Agreement?

Authored by Bre Payton via The Federalist, Former FBI director James Comey's decision to leak FBI documents to a friend may have violated the FBI's employment agreement regarding unauthorized leaks. During his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, former FBI director James Comey revealed that he was the source of leaked memos about […]

It’s Official, Obamacare Collapse Is Trump’s Fault – Just Ask The WA Insurance Commissioner

Last night, Washington’s Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler sent out a press release noting that two counties in his state, Klickitat and Grays Harbor, would be left with no health insurance options in 2018.  Per the press release, the ~3,330 people in those counties currently signed up on the exchange would be able to buy insurance […]

Democrats Chase Red Herring Of ‘Russia-Gate’

Authored by Norman Solomon via The Strategic Culture Foundation, President Trump has caused many prominent progressives to degrade their own political discourse. It’s up to us to challenge the corrosive effects of routine hyperbole and outright demagoguery. Russian President Vladimir Putin, following his address to the UN General Assembly on Sept. 28, 2015. (UN Photo) […]

Elderly Americans Are Taking Their Grandkids’ Summer Jobs

Compared with their peers in the European periphery, American teenagers looking for a part-time job this summer are in an enviable position: With the unemployment rate at a post-crisis low and demand for seasonal workers set to rise by more than 10 percentage points compared with last year, they shouldn’t have much trouble finding work, […]

$75,560: The Cost Of Housing A Prisoner For One Year In California

Californians have grown accustomed over the years to massively overpaying for public services and infrastructure projects.  In fact, one has to look no further than Jerry Brown’s two largest, ongoing pet projects, including the infamous ‘High Speed Rail‘ and ‘Delta Tunnels‘, for a couple of examples of California’s complete obsession with wasting taxpayer money. That […]

Healthcare: “Insurance” Now Just Means Redistribution

Authored by Gary Galles via The Mises Institute, Americans have been fighting over health insurance reform for ages. For example, 25 years ago, in 1992, over 200 congressional health care bills were introduced. Unfortunately, while the rhetoric has focused on insurance, such as how many would supposedly gain or lose insurance if some change was […]