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Why Fed Bugs Really, Really Hate Gold

Blog4 hours ago

Fed Bugs sound like real estate agents in reverse: there is never a good time to buy gold.

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The Founding Fathers' Coup d'État

Blog08/08/2020

It is quite certain that dissatisfaction with the old Articles was not general, for when the new order was implemented in 1789, it was effected with great difficulty and only through methods both unscrupulous and dishonourable.

Economics for Beginners

Blog08/05/2020

These short animated videos cover core economic topics, highlighting how economic decisions are a part of our day-to-day life.

This Jobs "Recovery" Is Turning into a Long Slog

08/08/2020Power & Market

So long as politicians continue to threaten disastrous lockdowns and other regulations, more and more Americans will become unemployed and destitute. Many will become homeless.

Swamponomics: Trump's Fed Pick, a Kodak Moment, and GDP Misinformation

Blog08/08/2020

Kodak's newly announced $765 million loan is just another case of DC picking winners and losers.

The Covid Crisis Has Helped Make the Blueprint for a European Superstate

Blog08/08/2020

The “cure” to the current crisis that is forced upon all Europeans now is not just worse than the disease; it is the disease.

Howard Buffett on Conscription and American Militarism

"If [the draft bill] is passed, the House will be shoving down the throats of the American people the despotic concept of 'Theirs not to reason why; Theirs but to do and die.'"

Hayekian Coercion

Blog08/07/2020

The political theorist Douglas W. Rae argues that to get the advantages of Hayekian freedom, everybody should be guaranteed a minimum amount of resources so that they can fully participate in the market.

The Origins of the Dollar's Value

Blog08/07/2020

 The value of a paper dollar originates from its historical link to commodity money—which happens to be gold—and not government decree or social convention.

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