Economic News

Why GDP Is Fake

By Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, is the most commonly used measure and ranking of a nation’s economy. According to the OECD and Wikipedia, its definition is: “an aggregate measure of production equal to the… Read More ›

Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

By Ron Paul | Campaign for Liberty This week President Trump revealed his final five candidates for Federal Reserve chair. Disappointingly, but not surprisingly, all five have strong ties to the financial and political establishment. The leading candidates are former… Read More ›

The Drudgery of Modern Work

Create your own work…~TS A bitter irony of modern life is just when computers and robots should give people more time for creativity and relaxation, the opposite is often the case for many, a continued life of drudgery, as Lawrence… Read More ›

The Trump-Qatar Problem

By Eric Zuesse | Global Research Featured image: President Donald Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia sign a Joint Strategic Vision Statement for the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, during ceremonies, Saturday,… Read More ›