The Volitility and Inflexibility of the Gold Stardard

December 7, 2018 in Economics

The value of gold has always been based on an aristocratic desire for rare decorations. Even today its value is as arbitrary as the valuation of paper money. So, why do fiscal conservatives argue that our money should be backed by gold? If you’re new to this topic, many conservatives […]

Andrew Laurent’s Robot Tax

April 2, 2016 in Economics, Home, Tech vs. Labor

  I found a way to promote nearly full employment indefinitely. My policy is more than a robot tax, it eliminates the labor problems that arise from all automation, outsourcing, and the price gouging of necessities like healthcare. I propose reforming the corporate tax to include a multiplier that varies based on a […]