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  • For millennia, governments have controlled society through the supply of money. Until now, people have never had another option. Now we have Bitcoin.

    Why We Need Bitcoin

    Why We Need Bitcoin

    by Tommy Limpitlaw0

  • China's economic relationship with Africa is coming under increased scrutiny, as some now view it as predatory in nature, rather than working to boost economic growth in the region. This article looks at both sides of the issue.

    Has China Financially Hijacked Africa Against Its Will?

    Has China Financially Hijacked Africa Against Its Will?

    by Gary Bourgeault1

  • China’s spectacular economic growth created a get-rich-quick mentality that has been easily exploited con artists.

    Chinese Ant Farming Scam

    Chinese Ant Farming Scam

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • I wrote this originally as a class paper in early 2008 to explore whether or not and how much globalization has affected the unions and whether or not this has had an impact upon our standard of living. I let the paper stand on it's own merits...

    Globalization and the Impact Upon Unions

    Globalization and the Impact Upon Unions

    by Nanny J.O.A.T.7

  • Just the term "balanced budget" makes me yawn. But this is so very important for the health of our economy that I felt compelled to explain why a balanced budget is so crucial.

    Why a Balanced Budget Is Important to America

    Why a Balanced Budget Is Important to America

    by Brie Hoffman11

  • Today is vastly impacted by all the yesterdays. European imperialism shaped Africa to what it is today socially, politically, economically, and even geographically.

    Impact of Imperialism on Africa Today

    Impact of Imperialism on Africa Today

    by Rebecca Graf5

  • The evidence of this study suggests that financial crisis was not avoidable. However, some issues must be taken into account depending on firms or banks that they choose in order to avoid a financial crisis.

    Was the Financial Crisis Avoidable?

    Was the Financial Crisis Avoidable?

    by Waleed Ahmed0

  • A thoughtful exploration of the difference between ancient Egypt's paradigm of cyclic stability and our current paradigm of continuous growth. How can we learn from Egypt's example while avoiding stagnation?

    Ancient Egypt's Wisdom: Sustainability

    Ancient Egypt's Wisdom: Sustainability

    by Ellen4

  • A summary of the next Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0 - and the expected social and economic changes this will undoubtedly lead to. We are currently near the end of the 3rd revolution and I think we will be moving almost immediately into the 4th Industrial Revolution.

    AI, Industry 4.0 and the Future

    AI, Industry 4.0 and the Future

    by Robin Olsen0

  • The cornerstone of our monetary is based on fractional banking. This, along with the Federal Reserve (I will discuss the Federal Reserve in another article) play an important role in the value of our money, the dollar. It also has a significant...

    Fractional Reserve Banking: Engine for Economic Growth or Fraud?

    Fractional Reserve Banking: Engine for Economic Growth or Fraud?

    by Gregg Hoffman8

  • The present demonetization has failed to achieve its main objective of crack down on black money. More than 99.3% of the Banned Currency got deposited in the Banks, and the black money has become white.

    Demonetization in India: The Great Fiasco

    Demonetization in India: The Great Fiasco

    by Sanjay Sharma10

  • Pennies are relics of an age when American coins were worth more. Now they are just bothersome novelties that have no real use and no longer should be made. Learn why in this article.

    The Penny Is Obsolete and Should Be Discontinued

    The Penny Is Obsolete and Should Be Discontinued

    by Joseph Corney0

  • There are many problems with globalization that need to be addressed including, exploitation, loss of domestic jobs, and the deterioration of ancient cultures. There are ways countries can live with

    Problems With Globalization

    Problems With Globalization

    by takasugi1

  • Governments and Banks have been printing so much money into existence, it has completely devalued our currencies. Fractional Reserve Lending is completely spiralling our debt out of control and it's time everybody understood the scam.

    How Banks Magically Create Money

    How Banks Magically Create Money

    by Tommy Limpitlaw2

  • Capitalism's excesses are becoming too much for the world to bear. Three seminal events in the last eight years have highlighted this fact. The 2008 crash, Occupy in 2012 and Bernie Sanders' rise. Those are not three separate events, but a cascading evolution to something new, more sustainable.

    Financialization: Late Stage Capitalism

    Financialization: Late Stage Capitalism

    by Duane Townsend14

  • All politicians call for improved economic growth. But perpetual growth is an impossibility. Here's why.

    The Myth of Perpetual Growth

    The Myth of Perpetual Growth

    by lmmartin72

  • With the politicization of absolutely everything in life, we have forgotten that civil discourse and ethics of leadership really do set the tone for all of society.

    The Confusion of Economics Vs. Politics

    The Confusion of Economics Vs. Politics

    by Dan Demland0

  • In America, it is often argued that our jobs are being taken by immigrants and other countries. The fact is, this is not true. How can jobs be taken when we are willingly handing them over?

    American Jobs: Taken or Given?

    American Jobs: Taken or Given?

    by Michelle Battle0

  • A description of left-skewed and right-skewed economies as well as an argument for the values of a free market society.

    The Right Is Right

    The Right Is Right

    by Rory10

  • Paul Mason, C4 news anchor has written a new book on the future economic organization of our society. He argues we are reaching 'Post-Capitalism'. But is he right? I'll weigh up both sides to see.

    Is Paul Mason Right About the End of Capitalism?

    Is Paul Mason Right About the End of Capitalism?

    by CharlieMadsen2

  • West African fisheries face grave challenges. This paper proposes how to resolve them or at least mitigate their difficulties.

    Saving West African Fisheries

    Saving West African Fisheries

    by Ryan Thomas0

  • The Democrats regained power in the House of Representatives and many state legislatures in 2016. Their resurgence has created a schism between the new Social Democrats and moderates. This relationship and how it reflects on the nation at large is key to the party's future and that of the U.S.

    The Dangers and Opportunities for America's 2019-2020 Economy

    The Dangers and Opportunities for America's 2019-2020 Economy

    by Howard Schneider4

  • Governments are tired of America's world trade domination and its eagerness to strangle other economies with sanctions. China and Russia are planning a new system to replace the Swift system. I believe that will be a gold-backed cryptocurrency.

    How a Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Is Set to Usurp the US Dollar

    How a Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Is Set to Usurp the US Dollar

    by Tommy Limpitlaw0

  • This list of the pros and cons of globalization attempts to give a summary of the essential for and against arguments employed by people when they debate the merits of globalization.

    The Pros and Cons of Globalization

    The Pros and Cons of Globalization

    by Paul Goodman9

  • This article uses Nike as a case study of globalisation and looks at the social and economic impacts of industrial development by TNCs.

    Nike: A Global Presence

    Nike: A Global Presence

    by PositronWildhawk0

  • Gross Domestic Product or GDP is an intricate calculation of many figures. GDP is mostly used to understand a country's economic power and development, but also to compare nations.

    GDP Figures as a Means of Comparing Countries

    GDP Figures as a Means of Comparing Countries

    by Andro Mathewson0

  • NAFTA has had a controversial impact on the countries involved. This article explores the effects of the agreement on the United States, Mexico and Canada.

    The Effects of NAFTA

    The Effects of NAFTA

    by Analise Friedberg0

  • Has Cuban socialism benefited its people? This summarizes the pros and cons of socialism in Cuba and asks what the Cuban revolution has achieved.

    The Benefits of Socialism in Cuba

    The Benefits of Socialism in Cuba

    by Thomas Swan22

  • This article uses the principles of Modern Monetary Theory to explain the fate of dollars when the federal budget is in surplus. I touch upon economic contraction, removal of dollars from the economy, what would happen if America tried to pay down the national debt by buying back bonds, and what would happen if America tried to pay down the national debt by running persistent surpluses.

    Budget Surpluses Hurt the Economy

    Budget Surpluses Hurt the Economy

    by John90

  • This article deals with quantitative restrictions and measures equivalent to quantitative restrictions (MEQR) in the European Union's concept of Free Movement of Goods.

    European Union: Free Movement of Goods

    European Union: Free Movement of Goods

    by Marsden41

  • This will be a review of China's meteoric economic rise, and how it came at the expense of America. China has not only surpassed America, but it has perhaps crippled America's ability to recover.

    China Overtakes U.S. Economy

    China Overtakes U.S. Economy

    by Ken Burgess2

  • Stagnant wages, high and rising cost of living, and a culture that encourages spending as a way of driving the economy.

    Why Do Americans Save so Little?

    Why Do Americans Save so Little?

    by Angelo0

  • Many of the tribulations in this world can be traced back to the basic problem of scarcity. In economics, scarcity is a fundamental problem that controls market conditions. Scarcity is also a key driver of technological advancement, specialization, and wars over resources.

    Scarcity: A Driver of Technology, Specialization, and War

    Scarcity: A Driver of Technology, Specialization, and War

    by Christopher Wanamaker2

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