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DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy
Trying to interpret the actions of Vladimir Putin or politics in Russia using Western narratives is likely to end in failure.
The presence of American companies in foreign nations was once seen as a sign of American superiority and an instrument of American cultural power. But today's Cold War revival views trade as merely collaboration with the "enemy."
CapitalismEconomic FreedomInterventionismPricesValue and Exchange
The absence of market discipline in medicine cannot last. Governments and the medical cartel have successfully used fear to maintain control. Fear has kept the masses from rising up. Until now.
Janet Yellen, who once was the nation's chief inflationist, now says that poor women need easy access to abortion because inflation might work a hardship on them.
InflationMonetary PolicyGold Standard
Nickel is a base metal the government used to replace silver. Since then, the government has inflated so much that even nickel is too valuable for US coinage.
The FedInflationBusiness Cycles
While Fed policies openly try to make prices "stable," the central bank actually is creating economic instability and an impoverished economy.
U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld History
It is impossible to grasp the idea of sound money without realizing that it was devised to protect civil liberties against state despotism.
Why did Barbados postslavery develop a more robust economy than Jamaica even though the people had similar ethnic backgrounds?