Category Archives: Politics

Are You the Collateral Damage of Central Planners?

The Conference Board – a nonprofit think tank that delivers cutting edge research – recently published its latest Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the United States.  The findings were a giant bummer.  In December, the LEI dropped for the tenth consecutive month. Continue reading

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One Great Big Nasty Prediction for 2023

Welcome to 2023! The New Year’s edition of the Economic Prism is a place of wild conjecture and rough suppositions. A place where abstract thinking is celebrated. Imaginative cycle theories, deep metaphysics, fractal wave patterns, happy accidents, and amateur fortune tellers of all stripes are invited too. Continue reading

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Central Planners of the World, Unite!

If you want to understand what’s up with raging consumer price inflation and Fed monetary policy, you must understand this. Right now, in the United States as in most of the world, we have a scam currency that’s controlled by central planners. Specifically, we have what Karl Marx envisioned in Plank No. 5 of his Communist Manifesto: “No. 5. Centralization of credit in the hands of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.” Continue reading

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The Politics of Control and Economic Oblivion

A recent White House fact sheet declares that President Biden has delivered on promises to cancel $10,000 of student debt for low- to middle-income borrowers. Who’s he really delivering for? Continue reading

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