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Ford CEO Suddenly Retires: Early Casualty of AV Revolution

22 May 2017
Ford CEO Suddenly Retires: Early Casualty of AV Revolution

The announced retirement of Ford’s CEO Mark Fields — his position to be taken by the head of Ford’s autonomous vehicle division — caught many by surprise. It shouldn't have....

Baltimore Mayor Vetoes Minimum-wage Bill After Doing “Research”

03 April 2017
Baltimore Mayor Vetoes Minimum-wage Bill After Doing “Research”

After doing “some research,” Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh changed her mind and her position on a bill that would raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour, saying instead...

Trump Strategist Bannon: Austrian Economics Too Theoretical. Really?!

30 March 2017
Trump Strategist Bannon: Austrian Economics Too Theoretical. Really?!

Trump poltiical strategist Stephen Bannon has dismissed Austrian economics as  not "real world." On the contrary, adherence to its tenets would improve the economic "real world" of millions of Americans.

Raiders' Move to Vegas Latest Example of Sports Crony Capitalism

28 March 2017
Raiders' Move to Vegas Latest Example of Sports Crony Capitalism

The Raiders are leaving Oakland because that city refused to give the billionaire owner of the NFL team a subsidy for a new stadium.

Income Tax Filings Down, Income Tax Revenue Up

16 March 2017
Income Tax Filings Down, Income Tax Revenue Up

The IRS reports that individual income tax filings are down, while the revenue collected is up.

Restaurants Add “Labor Surcharge” to Tabs to Cover Minimum-wage Increases

13 March 2017
Restaurants Add “Labor Surcharge” to Tabs to Cover Minimum-wage Increases

Once again the price of economic ignorance will be borne mostly by those who are ignorant.  By Bob Adelmann

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Baltimore Mayor Vetoes Minimum-wage Bill After Doing “Research”

03 April 2017
Baltimore Mayor Vetoes Minimum-wage Bill After Doing “Research”

After doing “some research,” Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh changed her mind and her position on a bill that would raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour, saying instead...

By Exposing the Federal Reserve, Trump Does America a Huge Favor

13 October 2016
By Exposing the Federal Reserve, Trump Does America a Huge Favor

VIDEO - In this video, The New American magazine's Alex Newman explains what a yuuuge (or huge) service GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump performed by exposing the Federal Reserve and...

Is Push by Cities for Higher Minimum Wage a Good Idea?

16 June 2015
Is Push by Cities for Higher Minimum Wage a Good Idea?

Seattle, Los Angeles, and many other cities are passing minimum-wage laws; however, history has shown that wages and prices should be set by the free market, not by government.

The 99%: Why Are They Barely Treading Water?

23 April 2015
The 99%: Why Are They Barely Treading Water?

VIDEO - Why are the 99% being left behind in the economy? Tom Eddlem investigates with his latest cover story for The New American. Tom talks about reasons as to...

Feds 2014 Jackson Hole Confab

10 November 2014
Feds 2014 Jackson Hole Confab

VIDEO - Expect the European Central Bank to take a page from the Federal Reserve in the near future. Bill Jasper reports specifically on what to look for, such as...

Latest Fed Confab: More Bank Bailouts, Pension Raids, Taxes, Inflation

26 August 2014
Latest Fed Confab: More Bank Bailouts, Pension Raids, Taxes, Inflation

The Federal Reserve’s annual Wyoming symposium has sent ominous signals that the world’s top central bankers will be unleashing global QE — and more raids on savers, taxpayers.

 

 

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