How Did China Get Rich? Most people don’t get China. It’s far away. They speak a different language. Their culture, philosophy, religion—everything is super different. Because of this, or perhaps because of China’s historical isolation, . . .
What to Expect in the New Era of Trumponomics Many mainstream economists and pundits don’t like Trump, or “Trumponomics” (Trump’s economic policy). That’s because they’re either ignorant, or they’re liars. It’s harsh, but it’s true. . . .
Hyundai Motor Co. announced Tuesday that it plans to invest up to $3.1 billion in expanding its US production and research facilities. It is also considering building an additional factory, which would create thousands of . . .
New Report Shows Millennials Make Less, Rent More, And Have Fewer Savings Than Did Boomers & Gen-Xers This generation—the millennials—are worse off than their parents were at their age. This hasn’t happened since the Great . . .
A Fool & His Money Are Easily Parted America’s generous and stupid for giving foreign aid. We’re generous—and by “we” I mean the government, who’s taken it upon themselves to graciously give our money away on . . .
Neither Free Trade Nor Immigration, Nor Lower Taxes Causes Economic Growth You hear it again and again from the media: “free trade causes economic growth”, or “we need more immigrants to sustain the economy”. That’s . . .
Why Study Economic History? Modern (theoretical) economics has failed us. It’s led America down the road to economic collapse, while at the same time empowered and emboldened our rivals. By abandoning empiricism (the use of . . .
Jan 3, 2017 Ford To $700 million Invest In Michigan Today, Ford Motor Company announced it will not be building its new $1.6 billion plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico; although it confirmed the next . . .
The Argument Against Economic Globalization & Globalism The Cato Institute boldly claims that free trade benefits all. Wrong. There are very few absolutes in life—and none in the realm of economics. There are exceptions and limitations . . .
America’s Protectionist History “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell, 1984 We’re taught in school that America’s always been a free-trading nation. America was an . . .