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The Monetization of Gold

For those who deny that gold is the real money, we dare you to read the following article published by Bloomberg on October 20, 2021: "Venezuelans Break Off Flakes of Gold to Pay for Meals, Haircuts" by Alex Vasquez and Ezra Fieser. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-10-20/venezuelans-break-off-flakes-of-gold-to-pay-for-meals-haircuts ... [Read More]

How America’s Emerging Revolution is Similar to Cuba’s

Richard Maybury and Dr. Roger Moss return this week on the radio program. When President Eisenhower was leaving the Presidency, he warned Americans of the emerging “military industrial complex” (MIC) that would destroy our democratic form of ... [Read More]

Credit Creation Has Run Off a Cliff

The markets through the first four days of this week have been a total risk on as you can see from our Key Market Metrics shown below. But as this was being written, the mainstream fiat currency fraudsters who run our world are smashing gold down in ... [Read More]

Playing Three Card Monte With President Biden

John Rubino, Michael Oliver and Dr. Quinton Hennigh return as guest on this week’s program. David Stockman had a last-minute conflict with the timing of his interview with us, so John Rubino will be replacing him on today’s program, but we asked ... [Read More]

Sprott Gold Report: It’s Show Time for the Fed

BY John Hathaway | Monday, October 18, 2021 Despite lackluster third quarter and year-to-date performance for gold, the fundamental backdrop for precious metals and related mining share prices continues to strengthen in our opinion. Here's ... [Read More]

Is Silver Ready For Prime Time?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   October 20, 2021   * Currencies & metals gain VS the dollar On Tuesday * Russia to continue to eliminate their use of the dollar...    Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, how ... [Read More]

GDP Tells Us Little about the Health of an Economy

The government and the mainstream media's favorite economic statistic is gross domestic product (GDP). If GDP goes up, then the economy is doing well. If GDP shrinks, then the economy is doing poorly, or so it is assumed. It all seems so simple. But ... [Read More]

The Dangers of “Should Be”

By: Robert Aro In this world, there exists a multitude of supranational organizations, agencies and committees which, may or may not, work in concert with each other for the purpose of central planning. Countless bureaucrat salaries are funded with ... [Read More]

Joe Salerno on Rothbard’s History of Economic Thought

We wrap up our look at Murray Rothbard's sprawling two volume An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought with Dr. Joe Salerno, Rothbard's friend and colleague. This show covers the second volume exclusively, starting with the ... [Read More]

Review: Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the NumbersJohn Kay and Mervyn KingNew York: Norton, 2020, xvi + 528 pp. David Gordon (dgordon@mises.org) is a senior fellow at the Mises Institute and editor of the Journal of Libertarian Studies. Kay and ... [Read More]

Weak Data Causes Dollar Selling…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   Rocktober 19, 2021   * Currencies & Metals rally in the overnight markets * Could we have more stock trading scandals for the Fed/ Cabal/ Cartel?   Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! ... [Read More]

The Answer to Suicide Isn’t a Gun Lock

By: Alan Mosley While enjoying some Saturday afternoon college football, I was treated to about a dozen reruns of a commercial produced by the Department of Veteran Affairs. Let me paint the scene for you: A lone figure rests upon his pickup truck ... [Read More]

Celebración de la inflación

By: Robert Aro Según informó Reuters el miércoles: Sí, la inflación ha vuelto, y probablemente deberías sentirte aliviado, si no directamente feliz. Parece extraño empezar un artículo de noticias con la frase anterior. Cuando hablan de inflación, se ... [Read More]

Mises Meetup in Birmingham, AL

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History of Science: Whiggism Gone Wild

Excerpted from an edited transcript of "Ideology and Theories of History," the first in a series of six lectures, given in 1986, on the history of economic thought. The Whig theory of the history of science is very similar, of course, to the Whig ... [Read More]

Don’t Expect Foreign Policy Experts to be Held Accountable for Afghanistan

Until there’s a new foreign policy class informed by an outlook of restraint, no kind of punishment or demotion of those who prosecuted the bungled wars of the past few decades should be expected. Original Article: "Don’t Expect Foreign Policy ... [Read More]

“Idle Resources” Are Problems Caused by the Central Bank

Resources that are utilized to promote economic prosperity in normal times become underutilized during recessions. Some experts are of the view that what is required are policies which will increase the availability of credit to make greater use of ... [Read More]

Software Ate the World and Now Has Indigestion

As for all those automated systems we have to navigate--do any of them work so well that those profiting from them actually use them? Of course not. In Marc Andreessen's memorable phrase, "software is eating the world." Unfortunately, it now has ... [Read More]

Dollar Selling Ends In The Overnight Markets…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   October 18, 2021   * Gold's recent gains were nearly wiped out on Friday * The Fed/ Cabal/ Cartel tells us we've got inflation all wrong!    Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… Who ... [Read More]

Neil Howe On The Fourth Turning: What Will Happen Next?

    They say that history rhymes.  That civilizations and societies tend to follow cycles -- boom/bust, feast/famine, war/peace, cultural experimentation/a ... [Read More]

What Is Shadow Inflation? It Could Be More Prevalent Than You Realize

  We’re all familiar with inflation, whether it’s at the grocery store or gas pump. What cost you $10 last year might cost you $12 or more today, representing a hidden “tax” that steadily corrodes your purchasing power like rust on ... [Read More]