Author: John Rubino

Unintended Consequences, Part 1: Bigger Deficits = Higher Interest Rates =…Many Bad Things

  Unintended Consequences, Part 1: Bigger Deficits = Higher Interest Rates =…Many Bad Things by John Rubino – Dollar Collapse Mainstream economics uses a fairly simple equation when it comes to public policy: More government spending equals more growth, which...

Walmart Giveth, And Walmart Taketh Away

Walmart Giveth, And Walmart Taketh Away by John Rubino – Dollar Collapse Walmart made two announcements yesterday that perfectly illustrate the dilemma facing the developed world. First, the omnipresent retailer raised its minimum wage to a respectable-sounding $11/hr: Walmart is...