Heavy doses of monetary policy have become the norm throughout the Western world over the past few decades, with the lowering of interest rates the most commonly utilized tool. Can interest rates ever go below zero, and if so, what does it mean?

With high levels of inflation and general economic malaise affecting Venezuala, some experts say the country has passed "the point of no return."

Last Friday, the Commerce Department released its initial estimate of U.S. economic growth for the fourth quarter of 2015, and the news was grim for the economy.

Up and up goes the debt, freed now from any "debt ceilings." How and when the insanity will stop is anyone's guess.

Most people seem to agree that communism (a type of socialism) has proven to be a failure, but many believe that soft socialism is beneficial. Let’s look at some examples.

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