Classical Economics & Free Trade Depend on 3 Invalid Presumptions—Now What? The era of economic surrender is over, and the rebirth of American industry has begun. ~President Donald J Trump (2017) President Trump says he’ll . . .
Monopoly Has Become a Bad Word—This Needs to Change Economists love words. They have a word for just about everything, and if they don’t then they’ll make one up. Economics is rife with jargon. But . . .
3 Things Settlers of Catan Teaches Us About Economics He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches. ~George Bernard Shaw Name as many billionaires as you can. Now some millionaires. Who are the richest people . . .
A New Atlantis: The Economic Rise of Medieval Venice Today, Venice is an expensive holiday destination for young, often love-stricken travelers. It is a place of romance, of beauty, of relaxation. But it was not . . .
FAIR Reports Illegal Immigrants Cost America $135 Billion Annually This article was first published on American Greatness. According to the Federation for American Immigration Reform’s (FAIR) new 2017 report, illegal immigrants, and their children, cost . . .
Conservatives & Cognitive Dissonance: Why Rejecting the UN Means Rejecting NAFTA Lampooning the left is lucrative business, and has become a rite-of-passage for conservative commentators—even politicians. Pundits like Ben Shapiro, and provocateurs like Milo Yiannapoulos . . .
‘Tariff’ Should Have Been George Carlin’s Eighth Dirty Word This August President Trump empowered the U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, to investigate China’s theft of American intellectual property (IP), which costs America up to $500 . . .
President Trump Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela—This is a Bad Idea Today President Donald Trump told Reuters he was prohibiting US financial institutions from lending money to either the Venezuelan government or its state oil company. Why? Because . . .
Why I Cancelled My Subscription to The Economist: the Case Against Open Borders As a teenager I was enamored by The Economist—the logic of classical (liberal) economics was elegant, almost beautiful in its simplicity. I was . . .