The Demise of the Boy Scouts & the Beauty of the Free Market

It's recently been reported that the Boy Scouts of America is filing bankruptcy. Now, I don't know many...

Can You Use Bitcoin to Pay for Travel?

The following article was originally published by Million Mile Secrets, and is republished here with permission. You can read the original...

The Death of Sears: A Study in Corporate Suicide

I originally wrote and published this article in February 2015; but with Sears once again in the news, filing Chapter 11...

A Word On Tariffs

The other day, I experienced first-hand a bit of the negative impact of "Trump's tariffs" within our industry (my brother &...

Stop Expecting Congress To Cut Spending!

I wouldn't think I'd need to point this out, but... There's now $4 trillion going through Washington, per annum. With very rare exception,...

Avoiding Nuclear War: Why Kim Jong-Un’s Strategy Makes Sense

The following article is by Federico Pieraccini—a freelance writer specializing in international affairs, conflicts, politics and strategies—and was originally published by Strategic...

Could Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Technology End Up Empowering The State?

I recently stumbled across an article by Justin Danneman, published on Squawker, entitled China's Cryptocurrency NEO Will Change the World As We Know It. Here are...

American Exceptionalism at its Finest

In an article entitled The Nobel World by James B. Rogers, published over at LewRockwell.com, the author points out that, even...

Out-Of-Control Government Spending: We Are All To Blame

Though I ridicule, lambast, mock, and rail against government at all levels, when it comes to casting blame for the irreversible...

A Tale of Two Hurricanes: The Illusion Of Choice

Okay, we have Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma; both are really bad for society, but let's say people are given a...

Character, Liberty, and Economics

The following article by Lawrence W. Reed was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) on July 1, 2008....

Today’s Civil Strife Is Rooted in Economic Frustration and Fallacy

The following article is by Dan Sanchez, and was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) April 26, 2017....

An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Simplified: The End of Gatekeepers, Corrupt Hierarchies, & Government-Controlled Currencies &...

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Attributed to Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1790, before the establishment...

Economy Happens

As a professionally trained pilot (helicopter), I can attest that in order to become a qualified pilot, one must first become knowledgeable...

We’ve Become Accustomed To Paying Taxes

We've become accustomed to paying taxes. Take income taxes: It's often said that if people were allowed to keep their entire paycheck, and at...

Chicago Shootings, Deaths – Or, Understanding Human Nature & Economic Incentives

Though the following article by Walter E. Block focuses on the problems plaguing Chicago, the facts and philosophy he applies is applicable to any and all...

The Democracy Bubble

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published over at LewRockwell.com on November 17, 2016, and is licensed for reprint and redistribution...

Economics In One Page

The following article by Mark Skousen was originally published by the Foundation For Economic Education. Read the original article. Dr. Skousen is an economist at...

Millennials Will Determine The Future, & Are Erring Toward Socialism; Can We Educate Them...

Recently, I read an article entitled Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists by By Emily Ekins and Joy Pullmann, published over at The Cato...