Even while the flooding from Hurricane Harvey continues, a 2016 article from an “economist” at Forbes is being shared to remind us how good price gouging is for the economy. The article
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Healthcare: Economic Think Tanks Are Unbelievably Dishonest With Numbers And Graphs
“A picture is worth a thousand words,” says the illustrator of a grossly dishonest economic graph, designed very deliberately to mislead people into believing things that are not true. This article will
Misrepresented Harvard Study Does Not Suggest Minimum Wage Increase Harms Economy
There is a fancy new minimum wage study circulating on the internet. Minimum wage ideologues are misrepresenting the study in both mainstream media and partisan Republican sites as some grand evidence to
Charles Koch Releases Convenient Poll Showing People Don’t Feel Safe, Tired of Wars
Charles Koch Institute released a poll to indicate that a “Majority Believe US Foreign Policy Has Made America Less Safe Over Last 15 Years. Over half of Americans believe the military should
This GDP Growth Graph by AEI was So Misleading, We Needed Four Steps to Correct It
AEI is the American Enterprise Institute — a Republican partisan propaganda outfit, masquerading as an organization that “operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions.” While AEI is primarily
We’re in a Low-Growth World. Is This Really the Economic Problem?
We’re in a low-growth world. We are being told that we need more growth. So say traditional and establishment economists who are published in mainstream media. But is growth really the answer?
Libertarianism for Beginners, Markets work better than governments, John Stossel says
Long time ABC-TV employee John Stossel wants to provide some libertarianism for “beginners” in an article at Reason.com. He starts his essay trying to save us beginners from the long hard road