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U.S. EconomyU.S. History
In his book A Generation of Sociopaths, Bruce Gibney blames Baby Boomers for pretty much everything that's gone wrong in America. But there are other factors, such as democracy, that are perhaps more to blame.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary — it will fail to stop the global economic slowdown.
If the US administration truly wishes to "To Make America Great Again," there is no way around addressing the Fed.
Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
With the end of the 2018 fiscal year, we're seeing just how much Donald Trump loves to spend government money.
Reagan's rhetoric on freedom and free markets was excellent. The policies he supported as president weren't nearly as great.
As of 2016, median wealth in the United States was still near 1983 levels.
Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History
It's frightening to see the persistent lack of insight shown by policymakers and financial media on the 2008 financial crisis.
Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking
Lehman was a prime example of mainstream consensus analysis of risk and economic opportunity. We "solved" it with more of the same.
Racists are often willing to pay higher prices for the psychic profit of living in certain neighborhoods. J. Dallas Bowser was happy to take their money.
Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
The new trade agreement will be simply an amalgamation of the old NAFTA, the previously rejected TPP, and some new protectionist measures.