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Why Gold Still Matters

Media and CultureMoney and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewGold StandardMoney Supply

12/10/2019Audio/Video
Why does gold still matter? Politicians, central bankers, and investors dismiss it as a relic, but the precious metal still plays role in today's economy. Keith Weiner of Monetary Metals explains why.
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Why the Fed's Mythology Endures, with Murray Sabrin

Big GovernmentThe FedAustrian Economics Overview

09/27/2019Audio/Video
Professor Murray Sabrin joins Jeff Deist for a comprehensive look at central bank mythmaking.
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What Mises Teaches Us About International Economics

Protectionism and Free Trade

The evolution of global trade over the last decades has thus been influenced to a significant and yet unrecognized extent by the expansionist monetary policies of governments around the world.

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Why International Economics Theory Has Become Irrelevant

Protectionism and Free Trade

Perhaps the best proof of the current divorce between theory and reality in international economics is the economists who declare themselves in favor of free trade while also opposing the removal of all tariffs and customs.

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Why Menger Matters

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

02/25/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Joe Salerno joins us for the definitive podcast on the founder of the Austrian school.
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What the Midterms Mean

Big GovernmentStrategy

Blog11/05/2018

We argue viciously about who governs us from DC, less so about how and whether they should.

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Why Public Debt Is a Problem — And Trade Deficits Aren't

Private debts are privately paid. Public debts are paid by the taxpayer. 

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