The Spectator

In the month of April, the national unemployment rate increased by 10.3 percentage points to 14.7 percent as the number of those unemployed rose by 15.9 million.

How and Why the Economy is in Freefall

June 1, 2020

The COVID-19 epidemic has triggered a massive recession that is impacting all sectors of the U.S. economy. For many students,...

An Economic Meditation

Chris Salsbury, Author

October 25, 2017

Imagine playing the game of Monopoly with your friends. According to the rules, no one can be forced to trade with anyone they don’t wish to and properties are acquired by chance landings or the strategic use of cash. You may notice that the game always ends in the same manner: one player gets all the money. I would argue that this stands as a rea...

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