The Swiss state should end antigold regulations, end negative interest rates, and return to zero rates on bank reserves. These are small steps on their own, perhaps, but would be progress away from the brewing mess that is the eurozone.
Gad Saad is Professor of Marketing and holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences and Darwinian Consumption. He talks with Bob about his new book, The Parasitic Mind, and its relationship to the culture wars.
A rising price of gold and silver in US dollars, euros, Chinese renminbi, Japanese yen, etc. means this: the higher the price of this precious metal, the lower the exchange value of official currencies.
Dr. Gabriela Gomes joins the show to discuss how herd immunity thresholds are estimated, and why she thinks classic models are flawed and must incorporate a measure of variation in individual susceptibility.