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The Rise of the Warrior Cop

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted August 7, 2013

"This is government using violence to send a political message."

GDP is a Poor Metric

Written by Adam English
Posted August 6, 2013

Even the creator of GDP knew its limits... Said Simon Kuznets: Distinctions must be kept in mind between quantity and quality of growth, between its costs and return, and between the short and the long term. Goals for more growth should specify more growth of what and for what.

Economic Whitewashing

Written by Adam English
Posted August 6, 2013

The Fed and Commerce Dept. are using an age-old trick to hide the fact that our economy is in shambles.

Yes We Scan!

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted August 5, 2013

With all the recent revelations about NSA spying we wanted to wish you and yours a Happy 1984 day! Don't have too much fun, though, lest Big Brother come knocking on your door.

Happy 1984 Day

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted August 5, 2013

Thousands took to the streets yesterday to protest the illegal surveillance state...

Paul Graham Quotes

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted July 30, 2013

Build something 100 people love, not something one million people kind of like. That's what venture capitalist Paul Graham deems the secret to monetary success. And we all should take note.

Pocket $3,000 a Month from Stuff You Already Own

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted July 30, 2013

By setting consumers up with their peers, we may have finally killed the middleman...

JP Morgan Takes Its Gold Out of the Market

Written by Adam English
Posted July 29, 2013

It's hard to imagine just how much physical gold JP Morgan removed from the market... until you see these graphs.

The King of Silver and Gold Flees

Written by Adam English
Posted July 29, 2013

J.P. Morgan has finally bowed to the masses and will abandon control of silver and gold.

Silver Defies Supply & Demand

Written by Adam English
Posted July 23, 2013

Silver production has been insufficient for demand for decades, yet prices haven't moved in tandem. Existing stockpiles can only last so long... The same goes for attempts to control silver prices.

Why Is Silver Manipulation So Absurd?

Written by Adam English
Posted July 23, 2013

With all of the abuse of regulations and markets by mega banks, how can anyone think silver prices aren't manipulated when everything else is?

Summers on Irony

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted July 22, 2013

The central irony of financial crisis is that while it is caused by too much confidence, too much borrowing and lending and too much spending, it can only be resolved with more confidence, more borrowing and lending, and more spending.

Will "Dr. Death" Be the Next Fed Chair?

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted July 22, 2013

This man would be a total disaster if elected Fed Chairman...

Know Your Job Benefits

Written by Adam English
Posted July 19, 2013

If you have benefits as a full-time worker, milk them of all they're worth. Here are some commonly missed ones...

The Rise of the American Serf

Written by Adam English
Posted July 19, 2013

The talk of strong job reports and falling unemployment is obscuring the truth: Americans are becoming modern-day serfs through disastrous policies.