By Against Crony Capitalism February 28, 2017 President Trump: Replace The Dollar With Gold As The Global Currency To Make America Great Again (From Forbes) That leaves the third option, to “adopt a modernized international gold standard, as proposed in the 1960s by Rueff and in 1984 by his protégé Lewis […]
By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 27, 2017 Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors With the announcement earlier this week that Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Daniel Tarullo will resign effective April 5, 2017, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will likely find itself in a highly […]
By Alice Salles The Anti-Media January 31, 2017 Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and What You’re Not Being Told About Trump’s Travel Ban President Donald Trump’s decision to bar nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States for 90 days prompted one of the largest protests America has seen since anti-Iraq war […]
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 […]