Tagged: economics

allgeyer

Landmark Supreme Court Case: Allgeyer v. Lousiana (1897)

Allgeyer v. Louisiana (1897) is the 33rd landmark Supreme Court case, the thirteenth case in the Economics module, featured in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics Series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is...

free speech and capitalism

This Is Free Speech and Capitalism In Action

  People are apparently for insulting our intelligence pretending that tolerating intolerance is required for ideological or philosophical purity or consistency. No. Tolerating intolerance is simply passive-aggressive intolerance; a means by which those who are bigoted can continue to be so without the risks of taking personal responsibility for their...

fed

Paper Chase: Fed Decides Against Tapering

  What is The Fed? The Fed is the central bank of the U.S. whose objectives are to maximize employment, stabilize prices, and moderate long term interest rates. They have expanded to overseeing the nation’s monetary policy (raising or lowering interest rates), supervising and regulating banking institutions, maintaining the stability...