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Why Putin Probably Hasn't Doomed the Dollar

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Tags Global EconomyMoney and BanksStrategyU.S. Economy

03/09/2022Ryan McMakenTho Bishop

In this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop look at the economic consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. What has been the damage from America's weaponization of the dollar? Is Russia likely to return to the gold standard? What may be the fallout in Europe?

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Contact Ryan McMaken

Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and Power and Market, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in public policy and international relations from the University of Colorado. He was a housing economist for the State of Colorado. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

Contact Tho Bishop

Tho is an assistant editor for the Mises Wire, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His articles have been featured in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, and Business Insider.