Bastiat's The Law is a classic in free-market economics. In this small treatise, Bastiat provides both a model of the classical liberal view of economics along with a critique of socialism.
Why do some achieve so much fame, fortune and respect, while others who put in the same effort, or even double, triple the effort, are never recognized for their achievements?
If you don't have a job, you don't have money. That's the truth for most people. A universal basic income was first proposed by Thomas Payne. It's still a good idea. So who is going to pay for it?
Where does the money go that you spend in the mall?
Gus Kahn penned the phrase, "There's nothing surer, the rich get rich and the poor get poorer." Today it's just another cliche, but like most cliches, it has considerable basis in fact.
This article answers the question of how much is 1.6 trillion tax gap spread over ten years and raises the question of will tax reform pay for the gap. Also it is a primer on using powers of tens.
The GINI Index is a good measure of economic inequality in society. It is used with other measures to determine if the Conservative version of the American Dream worked after over 100 years of trying.
Here we try to sort out our worlds wealthiest countries according to Gross Domestic Product(GDP) on the basis of Purchasing Power Parity(PPP) per capita.
There is little hope for America to survive and thrive without radical changes being mandated by our Government.
What if The Purge was a real yearly event in the US? Would it be a success for both the people and the government? Whats is preventing this from happening? Is there anything? Would people throw away humanity to do what they want for a night regardless of the cost to others and their own mentality?