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Thorsten Polleit

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Dr. Thorsten Polleit is Chief Economist of Degussa and Honorary Professor at the University of Bayreuth. He also acts as an investment advisor.

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A Ticking Time Bomb: A Huge National Debt Plus Rising Interest Rates

Economic PolicyInflationMonetary PolicyTaxes and Spending


As the national debt explodes and the federal government ramps up borrowing and spending, borrowing costs increase as well. Ordinary Americans will suffer the effects in due time.

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What the Central Bank Cartel has Planned for You

Money and BanksSocialism

08/31/2023The Austrian
"It may be hard to swallow, but central banks were not created for the greater good but to support the state and special interest groups."
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What Will It Take for Cryptocurrencies to Become Full-Fledged Money?

Money and Banks


The potential for denationalized money is real and important. But progress still must be made before cryptocurrencies can become true substitutes for fiat currencies. 

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The BRICS Currency Project Picks Up Speed

Central BanksMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy


Several nations look to develop a gold-based currency to bypass the US dollar. The world shall see after the BRICS nations meet next month how successful they are.

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The Road to a Single Fiat World Currency

Cronyism and CorporatismSocialismStrategy

07/10/2023The Austrian
Understanding and practicing economics is the key to destroying the foundations of democratic socialism. This can only be achieved by insight into better ideas, and by reason. The Global Currency Plot is meant as a contribution to help the better ideas prevail.
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