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The Atlantic magazine derided a series of economic studies estimating "unfunded liabilities" facing the United States at between $38 trillion and $200 trillion, determining through simplistic assumptions that U.S. liabilities are not a problem. 

The federal court ruling that bitcoins are money is just one more step toward full and wide acceptance of the digital currency as an alternative to Federal Reserve Notes and other fiat currencies.

Tom Eddlem, writer for The New American, gives a contrast between Australia's economy and that of the United States, covering such factors as national debt, savings, and interest rates.

Back-to-back sales of prominent newspapers this week continues a trend at least a decade old as their readers increasingly get their news from more trusted sources on the Internet.

 

The gradual conversion of the American economy into one of part-time workers continues apace. The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms it.

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