Pro-Business Government Interventionism

A vast majority of government intervention into economic matters is for the benefit of the consumer or the worker, and in fact, many businesses see an active government as an obstacle or even an enemy. But there are government policies which when enacted actually create a better economic environment for business. This lesson will cover […]

OPINION: America’s Infrastructure Problem

Almost every politician in America will agree on one thing; public investment in infrastructure is unacceptably low. President Trump has pushed infrastructure week, and most democratic presidential nominees have announced sweeping plans to invest in infrastructure. But in reality, even with these new plans, America’s infrastructure is far behind – foolishly behind – its rising […]

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The History of Regulating the Financial Markets: The Great Depression and 2008

As much as investing is crucial to our economy, so are the rules which regulate it. As shown in history, when regulation was misguided or lacking, massive financial and economic crises have happened, most notably the Great Depression and Great Recession. Why are regulation so important? Most clearly, they prevent the misconduct which places excessive […]