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Marx Madness Is Back


“Capitalism automatically generates arbitrary and unsustainable inequalities that radically undermine democratic societies.” –Thomas Piketty, “Capital in the 21st Century” (2014) The Economist magazine rightly calls French professor Thomas Piketty the new Marx, although a watered-down version. Piketty’s bestseller (rated #1 on Amazon) is a thick volume with the same title as Karl Marx’s 1867 magnum […]

The Gathering Storm in Global Warming: Should We Be Afraid?


“U.S. climate has already changed, study finds, citing heat and floods.” — New York Times headline, May 7, 2014 Is it really getting hotter and should we be worried? “Global warming” is being blamed for every conceivable natural disaster, whether it involves severe cold in the Northeast this past winter or flooding in Miami. The New York Times has […]

‘Gross Output’ Predicted Slowdown in Economy


“Gross Output, long advocated by Mark Skousen, will have a profound and manifestly positive impact on economic policy and politics.” –Steve Forbes, Forbes magazine (April 14, 2014 issue) The editors of the Wall Street Journal gave me the lead editorial in the April 23 edition: “At Last, a Better Economic Measure.” You can read it […]

Austrian Economist Makes the Wall Street Journal


“Skousen is introducing a whole new species. This is one of the most important WSJ op-ed articles in years.” — James Hagerbaumer, Economic Forecaster The editors of the Wall Street Journal gave me top billing in yesterday’s op-ed page: “At Last, a Better Economic Measure.” The editors don’t let the author see the headline, but […]

Don’t Get Mad, Get Even: How Main Street Can Occupy and Profit from Wall Street


“The door to the American Millionaire’s Club is not locked.” — J. Paul Getty, America’s first billionaire I gave my Presidential Fellow address last night at Chapman University to an enthusiastic crowd on the vital subject, “Main Street vs. Wall Street: The Stock Market as the Best Example of Democratic Capitalism.” I begin with a […]

Will China Dominate the 21st Century?


“Just as England led the world in the 19th century, and America in the 20th century, so China will dominate the world in the 21st century.” — Jim Rogers For the past two weeks, I have been touring the great Asian countries of Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Japan as part of the […]

My Interview with Financial Guru Jim Rogers in Singapore


“The most important lesson in life is… ” — Jim Rogers Yesterday, about 50 of us on the FreedomFest Asian cruise heard famed financial guru Jim Rogers (“The Adventure Capitalist”) speak on his living in Singapore and your latest investment advice. Jim is an old friend who, as the former partner of George Soros, made […]

A Victory for Supply-Side Economics


“Gross Output, long advocated by Mark Skousen, will have a profound and manifestly positive impact on economic policy and politics.” –Steve Forbes, Forbes magazine (April 14, 2014 issue) I am at the Investment U conference in Carlsbad, Calif. (the Hyatt Aviana Resort). Here’s an update on several issues: 1. Steve Forbes has just published a […]

The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling!


“Bears make headlines, bulls make money.” — Old Wall Street Saying Dear friends of liberty, Every year, one of the financial experts at my conference predicts doom and gloom in the stock market. Not surprisingly, in 2008, he forecast a collapse in the market, and he was right. But what about the massive recovery and […]

Back to the Future: Breakthrough Way to Measure the Economy


“We’re finally back to 1934 — a breakthrough in national accounting.” –Stephen Landefeld, director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) On Tuesday, I drove from New York City to Washington, D.C., to attend a special workshop presented by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the government agency that produces the quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) statistics. This […]

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