Economic Update: Capitalism Provokes Workers

This week’s episode discusses the University of California workers’ strikes; privatizing fire departments; big money in academia; fast food workers unionizing; the links capitalism, loneliness, and scapegoating; Hillary Clinton’s pro-capitalist tendencies and how the Volkswagen CEO is not the problem — system is. Also included is an interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on capitalism’s destruction […]

An update from Jeremy Grantham

An update from Jeremy Grantham

JEREMY GRANTHAM is an investor with 50 years of experience in the markets who is known for his caution about the outlook for long-term returns (he works for the GMO fund management group). But he caused a stir earlier this year when he said the chances were high of a melt-up in the markets this year.  […]

Economic Update: Winds of Economic Change

This week’s episode includes updates on the teachers strike in West Virginia, Trump’s tariffs, Germany move to make public transport free, living standards during the UK crash from 2005 to 2015, how the US’s rich schools get richer and the return of debtors prisons in US. This episode also features an interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on […]

An update on winners and losers on the U.S. tax scorecard

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In the lead-up to the conference agreement for the U.S. Tax Cut & Jobs Act released on Friday, there were too many moving parts for most Americans to know how it would affect them. Until the bill is voted into law, the various provisions are still a moving target, but taxpayers […]

Special Market Update — Bull Market Coming For Gold?

Special Market Update — Bull Market Coming For Gold?

By Liberty Report Staff In 1931, G.K. Chesterton wrote in NY Times Magazine: “The golden age only comes to men when they have, if only for a moment, forgotten gold.” It’s glaringly evident that governments, central banks, and their media arms have succeeded in conditioning everyone away gold. “Legal Tender Laws” keep their money monopoly in place […]