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.

Poisoning the US Dollar

A friend wrote to caution us. It is way too soon to write an obituary for the US dollar, he said.He is right, of course. We are now headed into a period of depression, political…

The Feds’ Next Scam: Digital Money

Soon, everyone will see that the US feds are acting like the people who run sh*thole countries. They stifle the economy with laws and regulations — shutdowns, moratoria on evictions, $1,200 cheques for everyone…

The World Left Behind

What if the world we knew has been left behind…abandoned…forgotten, like an old car in a junkyard? If the economy were to re-absorb these people at the same rate it did after the last crisis,…

Millions Will Be Left Behind in the New Economy

‘It feels like the world has changed so much. Just in the last six months. We’ll get home; but it won’t feel like home anymore.’ Thus spake the distaff half of the household, looking ahead to November. We’ve been holed up here in the Calchaquí Valley in Argentina for the last six months. We’re now … Read More

Another Big Step down

This year, the disappointment intensified…with two of the most boneheaded decisions in government history crowded into the space of just 30 days. First, the feds shut down the source of real wealth for 90% of…

Coming Soon: A Counterfeit Economy

We’re entering a new phase. Up until now, the Federal Reserve was backstopping Wall Street. This created a huge shift in wealth from average people — with few financial assets — to the ‘rich’, who…

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