Alternative Insight Domestic Policy
United States domestic policies are often
patchwork to recurring problems. By not recognizing the origin of problems, directions to solutions have been misdirected. The misdirection leads to constant discussion and irresolution of problems.
Early articles describe the stock market manipulations leading to eventual decline and the lack of resolution of social security problems
These preliminaries lead to examination of the later economic crisis, predicted in some articles and made obvious in others.
The Paulson and Geithner attempts to rescue the economy are analyzed.The credit oriented cause of the economic crisis recalls that Ronald Reagan's policies started the government and trade deficits.
The U.S. is headed towards one of two solutions -War cometh before the fall or the Socialization of America.
Still to be recognized - Government deficits are not the problem, the current account deficit is the principal problem.
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Saving Social Security
A National Pension Plan Revisited
Only a National Pension Plan can provide a suitable and secure financial arrangement for retirees.
A Dangerous Moment in The COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States
The unique increase of SARS CoV-2 infections and enhancement of the COVID-19 epidemic iin the United States are disturbing and dangerous.
Freedom to Kill. Freedom to be Killed
The COVID-19 epidemic is another example of the U.S. government exercising its freedom to kill, and the U.S. people exercising their freedom to be killed.
Trump's Lesser Economy
When a multitude of factors, rather than a few handpicked factors, are considered, during Trump's term in office, U.S. economic progress has been meager, and China’s economic power might have eclipsed that of the United States.
Is this a Trump Epidemic in the United States?Although President Trump attempts to show that his administration is succeeding in containing the epidemic, an April 22, 2020 report demonstrated the opposite — the United States had 1/3 of the cases and 1/4 of the deaths worldwide. Could the response be more catastrophic?
Democratic Socialism Will Soon Replace Capitalism
Capitalism will slowly evolve into a Democratic Socialist system that will be able to provide the structures for maintaining democratic substance and resolving the challenges of a difficult future.
Democratic Socialism Can Prevent the Catastrophe
"Better Pink than Sink," is the new slogan for the Democratic and Socialist communities, pushed to leadership in order to prevent Capitalism's latest offering -- human extinction.
Demystifying the Mystery
Providing answers to a few questions enables improved understanding of debt, of how it shapes the economic system, and the magnitude of its perceived problem.
Is the Keynes Investment Multiplier Actually a Divider?
A careful and complete examination of Keynes' investment multiplier and the contradictions concerning it is required. If analysts cannot refute the presented arguments, then the "multiplier's" significance may have to be re-evaluated.
The Tax Deception Exposed
It can be shown that lowering income taxes may not benefit the economy. Exposing the fallacy of a rash assumption might silence Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform.
True Meaning of Profit
True meaning of profit shows that capitalism is an antiquated economic endeavor in its use of profit; other economic systems can incorporate it for growth and enrichment.
Gross Att'tion to Gross Domestic Product
The GDP tends to be misinterpreted, ambiguously defined, and improperly used.
Re-examining Productivity and Wages
Lowering prices as a function of productivity and maintaining wages enhance domestic production and employment.
Beware of Economic Textbooks
Students learn economics from unverified theories, many contradicting each other, which leads to confused understandings of the discipline and complicated approaches to resolve problems.
The Battle for Income Equality
Those who foster income inequality and inequitable wealth distribution apparently want to prove that Karl Marx was correct.
Confusion About Taxes and Deficits
Policy makers are confused about the functioning of a system they try to improve.
Government Debt is not the Problem
Government deficits result from current account deficits.
Herbert Hoover and New Depression
Hoover's Depression policies deserve study in the economic downturn.
The Economic Crisis
Part 1-Does thinking drive recovery?
Is the administration only "patching up" a broken structure?
Part 2- Thoughts to incomplete analyses
Is Roosevelt era approach a model for resolving the present downturn?
Part 3- Towards a Solution
Public realizes it has been deprived to make others rich and famous.
Optimizing the Federal Corporate Tax Rate
Corporate tax antagonists have chased the wrong rate. Rather than assuming lower rates mean higher GDP, they should determine a rate that most benefits the entire economy.
Govt Debt - Resolving Economic Crisis
What is the significance of the debt?
Tulips of Stone (2004)
Global Debt Saturation - A Human Reckoning by Nigel H Maund
War Cometh Before a Fall
Declining economy and powerful military are incentives to war..
Economic Predictions (2008)
Graphs chart direction of U.S. economy and predict economic crisis.
National Debt - Free Enterprise Anti-hero
National debt has a decisive role in maintaining the welfare capitalist system.
Rescuing Free Enterprise
Relief measures for assuring continuance of the economic system are being exhausted.
Challenge of the New Statism
Adam Smith's name is not loudly spoken in world's central banks.
Money creation in the modern economy
By Michael McLeay, Amar Radia and Ryland Thomas, Bank of England
Deficit-Stop Deflation or Initiate Inflation
Will deficit spending stimulate hyper-inflation?
How Ronald Reagan Sank America
To be part of global prosperity, Reagan started the credit and deficit increases..
Trade Balance and Limits of Paulson Plan
Preventing banking system nationalization but not economic catastrophe
Health is a Socio-Economic Problem
A vital aspect of the health discussion
The Socialization of America (2005)
Several trends didn't favor the U.S. economy.
Social Security's Path to Survival (2005)
A Solution in Search of a Problem
Social Security Debate (2002)
No solutions-just debates
Can Private Invest save Social Sec? (1999)
Social Security must be viewed in entirety and not solely by retirement fund.