The UN relies on a "relative poverty" rate that tells us very little about actual poverty — and also just happens to make the US look bad.
Media and CultureU.S. History
The books of Laura Ingalls Wilder show a more civilized and libertarian side of the American frontier.
Labor and WagesPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange
The division of labor is what made the West rich and has kept it rich. It's telling that Marx planned to abolish the division of labor altogether.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
President Trump is saying that the U.S. government will lift economic sanctions against North Korea if it “denuclearizes.” Cuba denuclearized in 1962.
History of the Austrian School of Economics
Global EconomyMoney and BanksProtectionism and Free Trade
Many people fail to correctly distinguish between the causes and effects of price inflation and those of monetary inflation.
Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory
Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeInterventionism
Government stats on trade deficits tell only a tiny bit of the real story.
Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy
Trump's Singapore Summit was really just a way for him to cede power in the region to the Koreas and to China.
Decentralization and SecessionFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks