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March 6, 2024Original Analysis

Ron Paul: Fed’s “Dollar Destruction” and Moral Crisis

Ron Paul’s recent op-ed from the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, reprinted in the Orange County Register, breaks down the profound damage caused by central bank money printing: it pits savers against speculators, encouraging consumers to use debt to fund basic needs since their savings are constantly evaporating due to monetary debasement.

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February 5, 2024Guest Commentaries

JP Morgan: Money is Gold and Nothing Else

Our nation’s top financier had it correct 111 years ago: “Money is gold, and nothing else.” J.P. Morgan was convinced of this. Still, government agencies have schemed over the centuries to dismantle the gold standard.  Our guest commenter explains that, even though the Fed still holds gold, there was never a time when the dollar […]

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January 9, 2024Original Analysis

Degrowth Advocates Misunderstand the Business Cycle

December saw a resurgence of “degrowth” advocates in the media, with two articles published by Nature garnering special attention on X (formerly Twitter). The fallacies underlying the degrowth movement are not new in economics, but it’s worth revisiting them and their important connections to monetary policy in the age of central banking.

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