By Walter E. Block July 4, 2016, article at LewRockwell.com It is all the government’s fault. It is always the government’s fault. Pretty much every bad thing is the government’s fault. The government mulcts almost half of the GDP if we count federal, state, county, and city taxes and fees. A significant proportion of these […]
By Gary North GaryNorth.com January 11, 2016 Source: Lew Rockwell.com I have never had a lot of patience. I suppose this is one of my character flaws. I do not suffer fools lightly. I suppose this is another one of my character flaws. I use strong rhetoric to deal with economic imbeciles. I do not […]
Tom Woods at Mises: “Fortune magazine took a bit of a swipe at me this week, taking aim at my defense of the free market in the face of the comments of Pope Francis. I devote this episode to a full-fledged response. Lots of anti-Austrian misconceptions dealt with here. Enjoy!
13+ minute video; also a free book on Bernie Sanders available.
Last year, when alternative economic analysts were warning that the commodities downturn and oil crash just after the taper of QE3 were blaring signals for a downshift in all other financial indicators, the general response in the mainstream was that we were overreacting and paranoid and that the commodities jolt was temporary. Perhaps the fact needs repeating that it’s not paranoia if they are really out to get you.
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These few examples should explain economics sufficiently for most folks. Have a quick look.
Everyone needs to understand the basics, but few are much in getting a Doctorate in “the dismal science” of economics. So explains it clearly and briefly for you, and you’ll know all you really need to know