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.

Career Elite, Old-Fashioned Crime

You raise money from friends and family. You ‘invest’ it in the highest-flying, fastest-moving tech companies on the market. If they go up, you become rich and famous. If they go down, well…it wasn’t your…

Crypto Conundrum

So far, going online and buying cryptos has proven to be about the best move you can make. The brand-name leader, bitcoin, rose 340% over the last year.

Truth: A Total Fantasy

And the story, while reported as truth by the major media, might just as well be a total fantasy. It makes more sense as a fantasy. But then, so does most of the news.

Does Freedom Pay?

The result? Here too, freedom paid off. Different sects competed for hearts, minds, and souls…and generally flourished without resort to violence.

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