Political trade-offs in labor markets condemn many blacks, particularly black youths, to high rates of unemployment and reduced economic opportunities. Let's look at this, starting with a few historical facts.

From establishment mouthpieces in the West to the brutal Communist Chinese regime’s propaganda outlets in the East, discussion and even brazen calls for ending the U.S. dollar’s (USD) prized status as the global reserve currency are increasingly coming out in the open.

The number of nonessentials on the federal payroll isn't small. A Wall Street Journal review of agencies' shutdown plans found that more than 818,000 dispensable workers would be furloughed. Additionally, the paychecks of these nonessential federal workers aren't small.

Janet Yellen, a former professor of economics at Berkeley, has openly proclaimed her views on economic policy, and those views deserve very careful scrutiny.

The result of Reaganomics? Revived and sustained economic growth created 17 million new jobs from 1980 to 1989 and another 26 million in the 1990s. President Obama's response? He says we tried Reaganomics and it didn't work.

The unanticipated consequences of ObamaCare keep growing, and growing. They are so many that Investors Business Daily has created a 23-page list of them.

Recent months have witnessed major advances in Russian-Chinese joint ventures in the economic and military spheres.

When do government price controls, which are meant to help consumers, hurt consumers? Whenever they are in effect.

If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.

The Obama administration’s plan is to make the government "shutdown" as painful, inconvenient, and offensive for ordinary Americans as possible.

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