Bill Bonner

Since founding Agora Inc. in 1979, Bill Bonner has found success and garnered camaraderie in numerous communities and industries. A man of many talents, his entrepreneurial savvy, unique writings, philanthropic undertakings, and preservationist activities have all been recognized and awarded by some of America’s most respected authorities. Along with Addison Wiggin, his friend and colleague, Bill has written two New York Times best-selling books, Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt. Both works have been critically acclaimed internationally. With political journalist Lila Rajiva, he wrote his third New York Times best-selling book, Mobs, Messiahs and Markets, which offers concrete advice on how to avoid the public spectacle of modern finance. Since 1999, Bill has been a daily contributor and the driving force behind Markets and Money.

The Greatest Comedy of Modern Politics

The legerdemain of modern popular government is that it is ‘the people’ who make the big decisions. They elect — after suitable scrutiny and much grave reflection — representatives, who then turn the wishes of ‘the people’…

Donald Trump: Swamp Man

Donald J Trump, champion of disruption, promising to right the wrongs of a corrupt, swampy system; he got to Washington and almost immediately slithered into the fetid water.

Trump Is Trapped

The problem with the Fed is that it is trapped by its own fraud. That is, it has created a fake economy, one that depends on phony interest rates.

This Could Be Worse Than 1929

The stock market may have resumed its selloff sooner than we expected. The Dow fell 660 points yesterday after Apple announced weak sales — mostly in China. But what did investors think?

How the Feds Wasted $5 Trillion

Meanwhile, the US is going broke. Deficits doubled in the last two years. Between the anvil of rising entitlements and the hammer of rising Pentagon spending, US finances are being beaten hard.

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