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  • Ed Kless Leads Economics Game
    Libertarian Ed Kless: De-dismalizing the 'Dismal Science'
    Longtime North Texas libertarian activist Ed Kless will be featured in the latest Liberty Speakers Series hosted by the Tarrant County Libertarian Party.Kless will be talking about trade in a presentation called "Economics In One Game."...
  • This is the Most Pivotal Alberta Election in History
    This is the Most Pivotal Alberta Election in History
    Make no mistake about this: the 2015 general election is the most pivotal election in Alberta history.For the first time in decades, Albertans literally have a choice to make about what the character of the provincial government will be moving...
  • Greek flag over Parthenon
    Greece wants Germany to pay its debts
    For the past five years, the European Union and the European Central Bank have worked alongside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ensure that the small nation didn't tank its economy. The results have been … less than promising....
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the March 2015 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Apr. 3, 2015 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2015 is 5.5 percent, unchanged from February, and down from 5.7 percent for January and 6.7 percent for March 2014.Total non...
  • Janet Yellen
    An overview of the March 2015 Federal Open Market Committee statement
    On Mar. 18, the Federal Open Market Committee issued a statement saying that they would keep the target range for short-term interest rates, reaffirming its view that “the current 0 to 1/4 percent target range for the federal funds rate...
  • More Selected Salvos from the Loose Cannon Libertarian
    More Selected Salvos from the Loose Cannon Libertarian
    “Selected Salvos 2” is the second Fun&Freedom Book by Garry Reed, the self-proclaimed Loose Cannon Libertarian. One reviewer said his writing bordered on H.L. Mencken and Groucho Marx. My opinion is that it's more more akin to...
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the February 2015 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Mar. 6, 2015 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2015 is 5.5 percent, down from 5.7 percent for January, 5.6 percent for December, and 6.7 percent for February 2014.Total...
  • Marijuana
    Marijuana's 2014 sales numbers reach $700 million in Colorado
    Colorado is seeing unprecedented economic boom times right now, and a lot of it is fueled by the fastest growing industry in the nation: Marijuana. 2014 saw unprecedented growth in pot sales, both recreational and medical, to the tune of some $700...
  • Dr. Robert Sussman
    Upcoming local events of interest about politics and economics
    Today, we thought we would compile some upcoming events that would be of interest to those with an interest in politics and economics. The highlight of this week will be on Tuesday evening with Dr. Robert Sussman. He takes what most feel is a...
  • Forrest Gump on the bench - Savannah
    Has the American Middle Class been squeezed out of Historic Preservation?
    The National Trust for Historic Preservation is making a valiant effort to welcome all members of a diverse American society. However, no matter how friendly and inclusive the highly respected organization is, it cannot alone overcome very...
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the January 2015 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Feb. 6, 2015 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2015 is 5.7 percent, up from 5.6 percent for December, and down from 5.8 percent for November and 6.6 percent for January...
  • Statue of Liberty on the Seine in Paris
    Index of Economic Freedom shows global progress for 2015, while USA loses ground
    For 21 years, the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal have collaborated to publish the annual Index of Economic Freedom, a list ranking nearly every country in the world on the basis of various criteria like rule of law, regulations,...
  • Keystone pipeline route
    Everything you need to know about the Keystone XL Pipeline
    The Keystone XL Pipeline is proving to be a fairly divisive issue between several groups. Republicans want the increased capacity, jobs, and oil that it would bring. Democrats are concerned about the environmental impact it would have. Add to that...
  • A marijuana store in Washington
    Report: Marijuana is the fastest growing industry in America
    The fastest growing industry in the United States isn’t in energy or transportation or even in technology. No, it turns out that the sector experiencing the most growth is good old-fashioned marijuana. That’s the current state of...
  • Archie comics collection
    An economics lesson from Archie comics
    When I was younger I used to collect Archie comics. I usually only got them in the summer, as a treat from my Grandfather while staying up north with him and Grandma. Sometimes, I would save my allowance and buy a few from a bookstore, but I was...
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