economics

currency: how it works

December 16, 2014
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This is the best, most succinct explanation of how currency works, how the economy works, why single-income middle class no longer exists and a lot more. Mike Malone’s team created an understandable, accessible video that breaks it all down for those who do “GET” economics yet makes it clear for those who have not been…

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balance of trade problem solved

December 10, 2014
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balance of trade problem solved

The Balance of Trade Deficit Requires Government Action #23 in a series from FEE.ORG (Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this essay was published in The Freeman in December 1998.) I have a dirty little secret. It’s about a nagging problem I have had for a long time. It just never seems to go away.…

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More Lies from ‘Our’ Government

November 11, 2014
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More Lies from ‘Our’ Government

Paul Craig Roberts The Latest Jobs Report November 11, 2014 Editorial By Paul Craig Roberts Just as the German media has destroyed its credibility with lies, the US government is consistently destroying Washington’s credibility both with its own citizens and the rest of the world. Russia and China, the other two significant nuclear powers, no…

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presidential spending

October 31, 2014
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I wrote and published this September 20, 2008. People keep bringing up the grand mythology about Republicans being fiscally responsible and as often as not cite Reaganomics as some magical system that we would be fortunate to have back. I would kind-of like to update the charts, but it would be tricky as the Clinton…

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investment security today

October 29, 2014
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investment security today

The dollar, the stock markets, bonds and mutual funds have been dancing on the edge of a major precipice since 1988. Many trained, knowledgeable analysts have described it. I have studied both sides of this for over 20 years. The Federal Reserve and other central banks of the world have constantly and continually kept it…

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Shadowstats

August 13, 2014
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Shadowstats

The Shadow Cabinet is a feature of the Westminster system of government. It comprises a senior group of opposition spokespeople who, under the leadership of the Leader of the Opposition, form an alternative cabinet to that of the government, and whose members shadow or mark each individual member of the Cabinet. Members of a shadow…

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great news show

August 13, 2014
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Paul Craig Roberts is among the most credible sources of information and analysis available today. An economist in the Reagan Administration; researcher and analyst thereafter. He is knowledgeable, informed and connected to great sources of information. In this YouTube show, he covers the important BIG news of the day. The world we know is simultaneously…

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The Chaos is Planned

July 21, 2014
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The Chaos is Planned

-Rob Kirby By Greg Hunter On July 21, 2014 In Economy No Comments By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Derivatives and gold expert Rob Kirby contends financial markets are controlled by the U.S. Treasury.  For example, Kirby contends, “The Interest rate derivative trade means the U.S. Treasury can make banks captive buyers of any amount of U.S. government debt…

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Toilet Paper Money

July 14, 2014
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I tripped over this post that I apparently published as a “private” here in 2007. It was the only one like that, I cannot remember where it came from or who wrote it, but cannot think of any good reason to not share it with you. Some of the information is dated, but nearly all…

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unemployment 4X government claims

July 8, 2014
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unemployment 4X government claims

Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud — Paul Craig Roberts Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud And More Fraud Is in the Works Paul Craig Roberts Washington can’t stop lying. Don’t be convinced by last Thursday’s job report that it is your fault if you don’t have…

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poor folks

June 27, 2014
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poor folks

Though she now regrets saying it, Hitlary was trying to build empathy by telling her fans that the Clintons “were basically broke” when they left the White House. Poor things. Got a $80 million dollar house in New York City, secret service servants, senate seat, speaking bribes fees … after walking out of the White…

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government protection for candlemakers

June 25, 2014
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The End of the Government Sponsored Taxi Cab Dear Laissez Faire Today Reader, Imagine this scenario. You’re the head of a brand new company. Your competitors have been in the market for centuries. They’re well organized, powerful, and politically connected. Your product is revolutionary, but you’re having a tough time getting your name out there.…

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regulators burying economy

June 25, 2014
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regulators burying economy

The Regulatory State Versus Innovators Mark P. Mills Brazil’s regulators welcomed Airbnb’s couch-surfing home-sharing solution to the shortage of hotel rooms for World Cup visitors. A lot of U.S. regulators aren’t so happy with Airbnb, and similar Web-centric disruptions to traditional controls and taxes associated with the hotel industry. New York City — and Paris…

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behind the fed’s curtain

May 15, 2014
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behind the fed’s curtain

Fed Laundering Treasury Purchases to Disguise What’s Happening -Paul Craig Roberts By Greg Hunter On May 14, 2014 In Media 35 Comments By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  In his latest article, former Assistant Treasury Secretary Dr. Paul Craig Roberts says, “The Fed is the great deceiver.”   Why is he making this shocking accusation?   The reason is tiny…

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ignore at your peril

April 20, 2014
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ignore at your peril

The obfuscators have their mystical language so you can admire their superior knowledge and assume you just don’t understand economics. That has been the design of Keynesian economics from its inception. You could learn Austrian Economics. It does, after all, not only make sense, it proves itself reliable time after time, regardless of when and…

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prostitution in DC

April 15, 2014
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prostitution in DC

Prostitution is the most lucrative business in the District of Criminals. I do not use that word arbitrarily. pros-ti-tute 3. a person who willingly uses his talent or ability in a base and unworthy way, usually for money 4. to sell or offer oneself as a prostitute This comes into the forefront of my mind…

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The Government’s Inflation Scam

March 30, 2014
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The Government’s Inflation Scam

Jacob Hornberger What is happening in Argentina provides a valuable lesson in why governments in every country on earth control the education of the nation’s children. Argentina is suffering the ravages of government debasement of the currency — i.e., inflation, the process by which government pays for its ever-increasing debts and bills by simply printing…

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US entering war on the losing side

March 18, 2014
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US entering war on the losing side

Kremlin: If The U.S. Tries To Hurt Russia’s Economy, Russia Will Target The Dollar Sunday, 16 March 2014 05:43 Testosterone Pit This article was originally published at Testosterone Pit Another warning shot was fired before an all-out assault on the dollar system begins. This time, an official shot: Alexey Ulyukaev, Russia’s Minister of Economic Development…

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food growing scarce

February 17, 2014
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food growing scarce

15 Reasons Why Your Food Bill Is Going To Start SOARING Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse Did you know that the U.S. state that produces the most vegetables is going through the worst drought it has ever experienced and that the size of the total U.S. cattle herd is now the smallest that it has…

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time to bet with the banksters?

February 6, 2014
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time to bet with the banksters?

J P Morgan solid in silver In early 2011 many people were excited by the meteoric rise in silver prices. Of course having possession of physical silver was the main source of cheer for them. But a real bonus for many was that the second biggest thief in history, J P Morgan, had a world-record…

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the dominoes are in place

February 6, 2014
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the dominoes are in place

The Final Swindle Of Private American Wealth Has Begun Brandon Smith I began writing analysis on the macro-economic situation of the American financial structure back in 2006, and in the eight years since, I have seen an undeniably steady trend of fiscal decline. I have never had any doubt that the U.S. economy as we…

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shadow stats .com

February 3, 2014
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shadow stats .com

I don’t bother listening seriously to the statistics coming out of official mouths. They are ludicrous. The Clinton I administration took “gaming them” to extremes and their team-mate media was quite successful in making them believed by the masses. They have only become worse ever since. On the other hand is ShadowStats.com. John Williams works…

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another great news show

January 30, 2014
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Thanks to the Internet, the government-granted media monopoly only owns the minds who give themselves to it. One of the great alternatives is The Keiser Report. For the first 15 minutes of the show, Max and Stacy discuss a topic or two with incisiveness and wit. In the second half Max brings on guests who,…

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his lips are moving

January 27, 2014
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Apparently the believers will be treated to wild yarns of an imagined past and incredible future, broadcast nation-wide by its television monopoly gang of six and delivered primarily by the Liar-In-Chief. incredible – 1. so extraordinary as to seem impossible 2. hard to believe; unbelievable. In case you find yourself in front of the mass-media-box…

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why silver?

January 27, 2014
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why silver?

8 Reasons Why Silver Is the Investment of the Decade Mac Slavo March 7th, 2011 SHTFplan.com If there’s one asset that’s heated up over the last several months amid tensions in the middle east and a second round of the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing, it’s silver. The price has risen so dramatically, some 20% since…

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