About 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 The Daily ReckoningDice Have No Memory: Big Bets & Bad Economics from Paris to the Pampas, the newest book from Bill Bonner, is the definitive compendium of Bill's daily reckonings from more than a decade: 1999-2010.  To have Bill's reckonings delivered straight to your inbox subscribe to The Daily Reckoning for free here.
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Farewell, Welfare State

The feds are no longer counting on the next generation to make the welfare state work; they’re sending the bills to a future generation that has not even been born yet.
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Trump’s Trade Catastrophe?

Just as free immigration can be incompatible with a zombie welfare system (it attracts immigrants who become parasites)…free trade can cause problems in a fake financial system (it causes imbalances that threaten the world economy).
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Start the New Year with a Bang

Just as it’s hard to set out on a new love affair or a new bar tab until you’ve settled up on the last one, so it is hard to begin a new year with last year’s bills still unpaid.