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What is Capitalism?

What is Capitalism?

    By Sigrid Weidenweber If it were not for all the Democrat candidates maligning capitalism and proposing ridiculous monetary social schemes for the population, it would never have occurred to me to write, or even think, about capitalism.  We all think that we know what the word means. It is the freedom and the […]

Why Trump is the Most “Presidential” President Ever

Why Trump is the Most “Presidential” President Ever

  Wayne Allyn Root Why do Democrats hate Trump so much? And why do Republicans love him so much? I believe it all starts with another question, “Is Trump presidential?” I just returned from a White House visit. I attended the White House Hanukkah Party with President Trump. Liberals argue Trump isn’t “presidential.” They claim […]

Year in Review: Strong Job Market and Consumer Spending Boost Economy as 2019 Wraps Up

Year in Review: Strong Job Market and Consumer Spending Boost Economy as 2019 Wraps Up

BY TOM OZIMEK   The economy is finishing the year in stronger shape, thanks in part to resilient consumers and a healthy job market. With near-record low unemployment and solid wage growth, the U.S. labor market is expected to continue to underpin consumer spending and the economy. The Commerce Department said Friday that the total output of goods and services, […]

Port of Hueneme Shatters Record – Closes Out 2019 with 1.65 Million Cargo Tons & 2,201 New Jobs

Port of Hueneme Shatters Record – Closes Out 2019 with 1.65 Million Cargo Tons & 2,201 New Jobs

Santa’s sleigh has been doubling as a boat this year, helping bring record cargo into the Port of Hueneme. The Port delivers another record breaking year for cargo, jobs, tax revenues, and economic impact. Cargo grew by 3.6% over the past year; and, the past two years of record breaking cargo have generated the highest […]

Decades Later, Free Market Economist’s Warnings Go Unheeded In California

Decades Later, Free Market Economist’s Warnings Go Unheeded In California

BY ALICE SALLES   In October 1944, Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises was a guest of honor in a gathering of business leaders at The California Club in Los Angeles. Introduced as “the most eminent and uncompromising defender of English liberty and the system of free enterprise,” the economist had already made a name for himself as […]

Is the Run on the Dollar Due to Panic or Greed?

Is the Run on the Dollar Due to Panic or Greed?

    by Ellen Brown What’s going on in the repo market? Rates on repurchase agreements (“repo”) should be around 2%, in line with the fed funds rate. But they shot up to over 5% on September 16 and got as high as 10% on September 17. Yet banks were refusing to lend to each other, evidently […]

Restoring the Korean Economic Miracle

Restoring the Korean Economic Miracle

    by Ellen Brown This 10-page paper was written for the Economics of Happiness Conference co-sponsored by Local Futures, held in Jeonju, Korea, on October 16-17, where I was the keynote speaker — a wonderful city and great experience!    Satisfaction in the workplace is a major component of the “happiness” index; but it is a […]

After Amazon Walks Away, Oxnard Hopes Education, Reforms Attract New Economy Jobs

After Amazon Walks Away, Oxnard Hopes Education, Reforms Attract New Economy Jobs

    By  Gina Harden  OXNARD – Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn and City Manager Alex Nguyen recently offered their perspective on the failed negotiations between the city and Amazon’s representatives, Seefried Properties, in building a distribution center at the Sakioka Farms site. Nguyen expressed “frustration about how bureaucratic” the system was and said, “we didn’t […]

Slash the Budget | Notice 6 Easiest Ways To Improve Ventura’s Finances

Slash the Budget | Notice 6 Easiest Ways To Improve Ventura’s Finances

  “ Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.” —P.J. O’Rourke Ventura faces severe revenue shortfalls in six of the next seven years, the size of those during The Great Recession. Ventura is on pace to lose over $9.07 million over the next six years. You should […]

Why Is the Fed Paying So Much Interest to Banks?

Why Is the Fed Paying So Much Interest to Banks?

    By Ellen Brown, http://EllenBrown.com   “If you invest your tuppence wisely in the bank, safe and sound, Soon that tuppence safely invested in the bank will compound, And you’ll achieve that sense of conquest as your affluence expands In the hands of the directors who invest as propriety demands.” — “Mary Poppins,” 1964 When “Mary […]

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