Money and BanksU.S. Economy
100-year bonds push government debt onto future taxpayers who haven't even been born yet. And they also show the government has no intention of actually paying its debts.
Labor and WagesU.S. History
If violence is the key to creating wealth, as Desmond insinuates, then the communist nations would have created fabulous amounts of wealth given the brutality of 20th-century Stalinism.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
Defenders of slavery so vehemently opposed free labor, they claimed the "wage slavery" system was even worse than slave labor. The idea being that slavery is morally superior to wage labor.
Labor and Wages
New technologies, not the state, will be the key to making it ever easier to meet basic needs and diminish the perceived need for more government services.
In July, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 2.19 percent. That was up slightly from June's rate of 1.98 percent, but was well down from July 2018's rate of 4.07 percent.
Brazil — and its longtime disregard for property rights — has shown us how not to manage forest lands. Current calls for government solutions to forest fires do nothing to offer real solutions.