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The Rise of the ‘Petro-yuan’ and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett   The Rise of the ‘Petro-yuan’ and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony   For seventy years, one of the critical foundations of American power has been the dollar’s standing as the world’s most important currency. For the last forty years, a pillar of dollar primacy […]

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So Much Wrong About Inflation

Source: http://bionicmosquito.blogspot.com By Bionic Mosquito   So Much Wrong About Inflation   Austrians are more and more noticed in the mainstream. You don’t get much more mainstream than Paul Krugman; he has written a short blog post (HT EPJ) critical of Austrians and their supposedly creative use of the term “inflation.” Referencing a Noah Smith […]


De-Dollarization: Russia Is On The Verge Of Dealing A Massive Blow To The Petrodollar

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder De-Dollarization: Russia Is On The Verge Of Dealing A Massive Blow To The Petrodollar   Is the petrodollar monopoly about to be shattered?  When U.S. politicians started slapping economic sanctions on Russia, they probably never even imagined that there might be serious consequences for the United States.  But now […]

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Austrian Economics with Glenn Jacobs

  Glenn Jacobs spoke to a group regarding Austian Economics several months back in the video shown below which I had intended to share.  Today I realize that despite the best of intentions and saving the video I had not yet posted the presentation by Glenn Jacobs, published by messengersforliberty, which I would encourage all to […]


Federal Reserve Steals From the Poor and Gives to the Rich

  Source: http://the-free-foundation.org By Ron Paul Federal Reserve Steals From the Poor and Gives to the Rich   Last Thursday the Senate Banking Committee held hearings on Janet Yellen’s nomination as Federal Reserve Board Chairman. As expected, Ms. Yellen indicated that she would continue the Fed’s “quantitative easing” (QE) polices, despite QE’s failure to improve […]


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90 Years Ago: The End of German Hyperinflation

  Source: https://mises.org By Thorsten Polleit 90 Years Ago: The End of German Hyperinflation   On 15 November 1923 decisive steps were taken to end the nightmare of hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic: The Reichsbank, the German central bank, stopped monetizing government debt, and a new means of exchange, the Rentenmark, was issued next to […]


Central Banks: The True Centers of Political Power

  Source: https://mises.org By Thorsten Polleit Central Banks: The True Centers of Political Power   Thorsten Polleit of the Frankfurt School of Finance, and an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute, recently spoke with the Mises Institute about central banks and fiat money.   Mises Institute: Central banks keep increasing the money supply, and yet […]

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9 Signs That China Is Making A Move Against The U.S. Dollar 1

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder 9 Signs That China Is Making A Move Against The U.S. Dollar   On the global financial stage, China is playing chess while the U.S. is playing checkers, and the Chinese are now accelerating their long-term plan to dethrone the U.S. dollar.  You see, the truth is that China […]


With all the fancy security features on the new $100 Bill….

  Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com By Chris Rossini With all the fancy security features on the new $100 Bill….   ….not one can stop the biggest counterfeiter on the face of the Earth! Take a look at the list of security measures on the new $100 bill: Blue 3-D Security Ribbon Raised Printing Serial Numbers Bell Hiding […]

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Illogic in Fractional Reserve Banking

  Source: http://mises.ca By James E. Miller Illogic in Fractional Reserve Banking   If there was one business venture the leftist and forgotten “Occupy” movement was right to distrust, it was the banking industry. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent bailing out of the world’s financial system by fascist states, taxpayers […]