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If We Ride the Cantillon Wave, We Should Remember That We'll Crash with It Too

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Blog04/19/2022

The Federal Reserve has created a tsunami of new money, but a tsunami ultimately must crash, and so will the Fed's inflation scheme.

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Central Banks: Who Needs Them? No One

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Blog03/31/2022

Central banks, and especially the Federal Reserve System, continue to churn up inflation and the boom-and-bust cycles—in the name of "stabilizing" the economy.

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Central Banks Have Broken the True Savings-Lending Relationship

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Blog03/28/2022

While the usual characters praise central banks for supposedly bringing economic stability, Dr. Shostak explains that their presence makes things unstable because they break the relationship between saving and lending.

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Trudeau's Emergency Measures Will Accelerate Decentralized Finance's Importance

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Blog03/03/2022

Justin Trudeau's heavy-handed measures against the protesting truck drivers are part of a greater war by progressives against capital markets and financial privacy. People will find ways to resist through decentralized finance.

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Could 2022 Bring the Collapse of the Euro?

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Blog01/01/2022

With the Eurozone’s global systemically important banks geared up to 30x, rising bond yields of little more than a few percent could collapse the entire euro system.

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An Inflation Outlook for the US Dollar in 2022

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Blog12/31/2021

Central bankers are being disingenuous when they insist that rising prices are a temporary phenomenon.

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Monetary Competition: The Best Alternative to Razing Central Banks to the Ground

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Blog09/28/2021

"My preference would be that all state central banks would be shut down and razed to the ground, so that true money again could be produced by private firms. If not, at least the competition between national currencies should be as great as possible." –Murray Rothbard, 1993

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The End of the Gold Standard. Fifty Years of Monetary Insanity

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Blog08/21/2021

The gold standard supposed a limit to the fiscal voracity of governments, and suspending it unleashed the perverse proclivity of the states toward indebtedness and to pass the current imbalances on to future generations.

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Why Rothbard Trended on Twitter This Weekend

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Blog08/16/2021

On Friday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted a link to Rothbard's essay "Anatomy of the State."

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As the Fed Powell Continues to Flail, Could an MMT Fed Chair Be Next?

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Blog07/23/2021

Could progressive pressure, mixed with escalating economic pressure, push White House decision-makers to replace Jay Powell with an advocate of MMT?

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