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.

Bill has been a weekly contributor to The Rum Rebellion.

Life behind the Mask

Last week, many dear readers wrote to say that we were wrong about face masks. They are scientifically proven to work, they say. They especially insisted that masks ‘protect other people’ from your germs. The…

The Deep State Is Not Under Threat

There must be rejoicing in ‘flyover country’, where the Donald is regarded as an American hero. But long faces dominate on the two coasts, where he is considered a sort of biblical curse visited on…

The US Got the President It Deserved

As we predicted, Americans got the president they deserved. Now, ‘no dream is too big’. No nightmare is out of bounds, either. Dow futures fell as much as 800 points as news spread and investors…

What Argentina Can Teach Us

In Argentina, if you want to buy something, you need to know which money the seller will accept…and at what rate. ‘Do you want the white rate, the blue rate, or the black rate? Or…

Raising the Cross

These fantasies are not harmless. They encourage the world’s central bankers to print more and more money…until inflation finally explodes like a bottle of champagne. Then, who’s going to put the cork back in?

Back to the Usual Grift

Here at the Diary, we focus on the money. Or, more precisely, on the fake money that the US tricked up in 1971. We focus on the money, not because we especially care about money itself,…

What to Do Now?

Last week, we started to tell you about our ‘Trade of the Decade’. It is not an ‘investment’. It is a gamble…a speculation…a bet on long-term trends.

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