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Patrick Barron

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Patrick Barron is a private consultant to the banking industry. He has taught an introductory course in Austrian economics for several years at the University of Iowa. He has also taught at the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin for over twenty-five years, and has delivered many presentations at the European Parliament.

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Who Has Better Ethics, the Social Security System or Bernie Madoff?

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomU.S. Economy

Blog12/02/2022

Nearly everyone has heard of Bernie Madoff and rightly associates his name with financial fraud. Yet, the Social Security system is built on a Ponzi scheme similar to what Madoff created.

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World Dollar Hegemony Is Ending (and That May Be a Good Thing)

InflationWar and Foreign Policy

11/16/2022Mises Media
The dollar's petrodollar status has led the Federal Reserve to irresponsibly inflate the currency. The rest of the world has noticed and is looking for alternatives.
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The Missing Factor in Britain's Economic Recovery Plan

Big GovernmentEuropeKeynes

Blog11/11/2022

As the British economy falters, the government returns to its Keynesian roots. They will find once again that the legacy of J.M. Keynes is inflation and economic ruin.

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The End of World Dollar Hegemony: Turning the USA into Weimar Germany

Booms and BustsInflation

Blog11/09/2022

Americans think hyperinflation can't happen here. Yet government spending and money creation are out of control, and it will not take much to trigger massive price hikes.

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World Dollar Hegemony Is Ending (and That May Be a Good Thing)

InflationWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/07/2022

The dollar's petrodollar status has led the Federal Reserve to irresponsibly inflate the currency. The rest of the world has noticed and is looking for alternatives.

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