The negative income tax, or NIT, is a system where people who make under a certain income receive a certain amount of money from the government over the course of a year. Let me elaborate. Let’s say that the NIT threshold, where the government would not let you fall under, was $15,000/yr. Let’s also say … Continue reading A Case for the Negative Income Tax
The minimum wage has been a "hot topic" for policy makers and economists since its implementation in 1938 as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act. A minimum wage is a controversial, yet hot topic in the political atmosphere of today. I believe the correct route would be to either keep the minimum wage as … Continue reading Does the Minimum Wage Always Hurt?
The American Revolution has commonly been associated with a radical ideology of kicking off the reigns of an oppressive king in favor of a brand new system. However, I will discuss why the Revolution was not a radical movement, but rather a conservative movement. The Revolution was very radical politically speaking. The American colonies dared … Continue reading The Conservative Revolution?
As the climate change debate looms over the world an important aspect many have not considered is the effect of climate change on Non-State Armed Groups (NSAG). The link between climate change and NSAG's is not simple and linear by any means. Climate change and it's increasing impact does not directly lead to instability and … Continue reading The Terror of Climate Change
In a previous post of mine I addressed Holocaust deniers and their flawed methodology. It has come to my attention that I have missed out on some key points made by Holocaust "revisionists." I will not be addressing every single point (as they make dozens of little pin holes that are of little relevance), but … Continue reading Why We Believe?
The Holocaust was an event that occurred in Nazi Germany from 1933-1945. The majority of the historical and scientific community agrees that the Holocaust did occur. However, a sect of people still refuses to accept the historical and scientific evidence that the Holocaust did indeed occur. It is sad that in our present day and … Continue reading A Rebuttal of Holocaust Denial
Cryptocurrency, digital currency that began in 2009 with Bitcoin seemed like an extreme idea that would never catch on. But the idea that they would never catch couldn't be more wrong. The total cryptocurrency market capitalzation as of this writing stands at 115 billion USD making the seemingly fringe idea, not so fringe anymore. But what … Continue reading The Age of Cryptoccurency
When a new style of music comes into the spotlight; it is understood people will have a positive or negative reaction. Sometimes, this new style is met with acceptance, or society views as relatively indifferent. At other times society reacts negatively to a new musical style. Rock, R&B, Soul, Disco, and Rap all experienced heavy … Continue reading The Case for Alternative
The Austrian Business Cycle Theory (ABCT) is the primary basis for the Austrian school of economics. The ABCT separates the Austrian school from other capitalist economic schools in the sense that its primary purpose is to attack other economic schools. Monetarists and other capitalist schools will often debate over the government's involvement in the economy, … Continue reading The Austrian Business Cycle Theory Conundrum