By Diane Kennedy Mom and pop landlords, defined as real estate investors who own 10 or fewer properties, own about half of all rental units nationwide. And, according to CoreLogic, a real estate data company, the number of small investors is growing. In 2018, they were responsible for 60% of all purchases, as compared to 48% in 2013. Let’s get clear on who the target of … [Read more...] about Is Congress Going to Bankrupt the Mom and Pop Landlord with This New Bill?
Counter Markets – Trends & Strategies for Maximum Freedom
Supply chains collapse, companies are facing bankruptcy, and mass unemployment ensues. Covid-19 has triggered a global financial crisis and is forcing states to develop rescue packages on a scale not seen before. In addition, the crisis has called into question the US dollar's hegemony and could redefine the global monetary system. A team of researchers from the Institute for … [Read more...] about How is COVID-19 Affecting the Global Economic Order?
By Darcy Allen and Aaron M. Lane Right now, economies around the world are frozen in an attempt to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Governments have pulled every policy lever to keep it that way, for the time being, to limit the spread of the virus. Many people think that the economy will be unfrozen just like we would turn a machine off and on again. But, unfortunately, … [Read more...] about How to Unfreeze the Post-Pandemic Economy
By The Conscious Resistance Derrick Broze shares a few clips of a local marketplace and discusses Agorism and Counter-Economics. More about Agorism and Counter-Economics: What is Agorism? A History of Agorist Theory and Practice Vertical and Horizontal Agorism Holistic Anarchism, Agorism, and Freedom Cells (Envision 2018) What is Agorism and Why the Time is … [Read more...] about Agorism In Mexico
By Bradley Thomas During the current coronavirus lockdown, I’d pay good money to see just one public official be asked: “How many lives are you willing to sacrifice to prevent one coronavirus death?” Thomas Sowell has repeatedly written that in a world of scarcity there are no solutions, only tradeoffs. The lockdown debate has thus far focused on that tradeoff as one … [Read more...] about How Many Lives Will Politicians Sacrifice in the Name of Fighting COVID-19?