By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center September 28, 2016 The Symbiotic Relationship Between Central Banking and Total War The following is the prepared version of a speech delivered at the Ron Paul Institute Conference in Sterling, VA. I am here today to talk about one of the most important, but also most […]
LewRockwell.com July 18, 2016 An Open Letter to Donald Trump on Economic Policy We the undersigned urge you, the presumptive Republican nominee for President, to support a rebirth of free-market capitalism in the U.S. You have said repeatedly that you want to make American great again. We agree with you. And we assert […]
By Brendan Brown Mises.org February 23, 2016 Central Banks Should Stop Paying Interest on Reserves In 2008, the Federal Reserve began paying interest on reserve balances held on deposit at the Fed. It took more than seven decades from the US leaving the gold standard — in 1933 — for the fiat regime to […]
By Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna Mises.org April 6, 2015 A Portrait of the Classical Gold Standard “The world that disappeared in 1914 appeared, in retrospect, something like our picture of Paradise,” wrote the economist Cecil Hirsch in his June 1934 review of R.W. Hawtrey’s classic, The Art of Central Banking (1933). Hirsch bemoaned the loss […]
By Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna Mises.org February 6, 2015 Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency? The “perfect-storm” of geopolitical instability, diplomatic isolation, severe currency depreciation, and economic decline now confronting Russia has profoundly damaged Moscow’s international standing, and possibly for the long-term. Yet, it is precisely such conditions that may push the country’s leadership into […]
By Thorsten Polleit Mises.org A Golden Opportunity for Switzerland The Initiative The referendum on the Swiss Gold Initiative will take place on November 30.1 The Initiative demands the following: (1) The Swiss National Bank (SNB) shall be prohibited from selling any of its gold reserves; (2) the SNB’s gold reserves must be stored […]
Source: https://mises.org By Joseph T. Salerno The Myth of the Unchanging Value of Gold According to mainstream economics textbooks, one of the primary functions of money is to measure the value of goods and services exchanged on the market. A typical statement of this view is given by Frederic Mishkin in his textbook […]
Source: http://www.zerohedge.com By Tyler Durden The Gold Conspiracy As increasingly more conspiracy ‘theories’ become conspiracy ‘facts’, The History Channel discusses “The Gold Conspiracy” in this brief documentary.
The Mises View: “Silver Money and Inflation” | Mark Thornton Published by misesmedia Mark Thornton explains how silver money keeps inflation in check. Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. For more information, visit the Mises Institute online at Mises.org.
Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The real reason for increased inequality since the early 1970s. The end of the gold standard Below is the moment where the USA took a huge wrong turn. This is where we detached from financial reality. This is where the fiat insanity truly began. It’s one of […]
Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Jim Rickards: The Demise Of The U.S. Dollar (And Mutualy Assured Financial Destruction) Video It won’t happen tomorrow but slowly but surely the world is moving from dollars. The petrodollar system which has been key to the world economy over the last 40 years is eroding. More […]
The Economic Crisis On Our Doorstep Published by Libertarianism.org About: Dr. Ron Paul was formerly the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district. He has also been a three-time candidate for President of the United States; as a Libertarian in 1988 and as a Republican in 2008 and 2012. Paul speaks […]
Source: http://rt.com US President Barack Obama demanded from Congress immediate action to prevent America from falling of a so-called fiscal cliff, but Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) says it might be too late to keep the country afloat. Speaking with Bloomberg Television on Thursday, the lawmaker who ran against Pres. Obama during the last two elections […]
Source: http://www.dailypaul.com By mindwalker55 Show this post to anyone who thinks Ron Paul has crazy economic ideas Ron Paul’s understanding of the economy is a matter of public record. In 1983 he predicted the 1987 recession. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FmlsK_nJKU&feature=related In 1998 he predicted the 2000 dot com crash. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4837NXWxpMA In 2001 he predicted the housing […]
Source: http://thehill.com By Justin Sink Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman faced off for a televised debated on fiscal policy Monday afternoon in a battle likely to appeal to policy wonks on both sides of the political spectrum. The two staked out positions that predictably offered sharp contrasts, with […]