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American’s are overworked, underpaid, and constantly in debt. The latest asset bubble and ‘land of opportunity’ bubble is bursting. Futile attempts made towards sustainable savings or investments are..well…just impossible. As we get behind on bills we continue to buy stuff, the stock markets go up based on companies and people

The United States is responsible for illegal immigrants from Central America crossing the border. Instead of instating the “Zero-tolerance Policy” on unauthorized entry into the United States and detaining and separating parents and children from each other, the country needs to reflect on its history, the root cause of refugee

The Privatized Economy

Why are you losing your job to automation? Here are some reasons why banks are bad for society, and how they work against us — NOT for us. People better wake up! Jobs are being lost to automation at an increasing rate, paid for by low interest bank loans. It may seem

The Massacre at Bretton Woods

The Bretton Woods Agreement was developed in 1944 when delegates from 44 countries came together to discuss how competitive devaluation could be discouraged in favor of stable economic growth. Harry Dexter White was the chief international economist for the Treasury Department. He spearheaded a plan that included the creation of:

The making of Justin Wolfe

Justin Wolfe is the main character in the book, Optimizing America.  In the book, Justin is reluctantly running for president.  He is reluctant because he knows there is a big price to pay for being scrutinized by both the media and opposition research.  Presidential elections always come down to a

The Lasting Effects of the Nazis

When Germany suspended the gold standard to help fund the costs of WWI, they set in motion a series of economic dominoes that concluded with a grand finale: a system of global monetary rules and standards. While hindsight is always 20/20, it is helpful to look back at the causes

Just like global warming, the steady march of work place robotics should instill immediate concern in the public. The World Bank estimates that, within the next twenty years, up to 57% of the world’s jobs face the prospect of automation. Where’s the outrage? Not in America, where one Pew Foundation

There is a lot of hypocrisy in American political history. The Civil War had as much to do with business interests as a desire to end slavery, for example. Or take the Federal Reserve. An entity created to stabilize the consumer economy has created a nation built on debt that only serves the interests of

Why Democracy Has Lost Its Value

Political movements encourage people to vote. “Vote! Get out and vote!” they shout. The same edicts are repeated over and over as if democracy itself depends on it. Yet, nothing...

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Where is the Technology Train Going?

Ever wonder where all these ‘technological advancements’ are heading? Hint: NOT humanity. Technology is a product of the banking industry. It is only deployed when it can return the initial...

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The Unrealistic Wealth of Our Nation

The great economist and social philosopher Adam Smith famously observed, at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, that the productivity of its people are the wealth of a nation. Precisely!...

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The Truth About Getting Rich

Self-proclaimed experts love to share their “get rich” success stories. They build hype and offer flashy guarantees to get you shelling out cash for their books, tapes, and seminars. “Buy...

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