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.

Going to Hell in a Handcart

The US economy only grows by about 2% per year. But that’s with all the switches on. Now, imagine the shopping malls are shuttered. Imagine there are no football games. Imagine that people refuse to…

MAGA Never Had a Chance

Human life is cyclical. It’s not onward and upward forever. There are recurring patterns. Frost as well as warm breezes. Clouds as well as sun.Science and technology may grow all year round. But in love,…

America is Doomed: People Are Greedy

America is doomed by human nature and the life cycle of empires. People are always greedy…for power, money, and status. As an empire matures, the worst of them capture the government…and use it for their…

American Turnaround? Really?

Mr Trump may have truly ‘shattered the mentality of American decline’, as he claimed in a speech to Congress on Tuesday night. But the numbers, for what they are worth, tell a different story…

The Rum Rebellion