“Low Cost” Immigrant Labor – Not So Cheap After All

One of the biggest reasons our political leaders and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce support illegal and visa-based (H1B) forms of immigration is that it is purported to keep labor costs low, and fill job positions “Americans won’t do”. A further motivation is to supplement declining native birth rates to provide more taxpayers to cover Read More …

The World’s Economy Needs the U.S. but the U.S. Economy Doesn’t Need “The World”

Global Economy Shows Strain as U.S. Steams Ahead China, Japan and Germany show signs of stress, posing a risk to the U.S. should the trends persist Export-based economies like Germany and China suffer, whereas resource-rich nations like the U.S. with robust internal consumption prosper.  Peter Zeihan calls this the beginning of the “Great Divergence”. “Posing Read More …