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US Foreign Policy, Oil and the Dollar

US Foreign Policy, Oil and the Dollar from Schiff Gold The war drums have quieted for the time being. But while the threat of a hot war seems to have diminished, economic warfare continues. President Trump announced another round of...

How Banks Go Bust

How Banks Go Bust by Murray N. Rothbard for Mises [The Case Against the Fed, Chapter 8, “Problems for the Fractional-Reserve Banker: Insolvency.” (Slightly edited for publication as a separate article.)]   The fractional-reserve banker, even if he violates his contract,...

Why Gold Still Matters (Video)

Why Gold Still Matters Video by Mises Media Central bankers dismiss gold as a relic, even as they buy up more of it. Politicians dismiss gold as money they don’t control and can’t expand. Holders dismiss gold as outdated tech....

How to Avoid Civil War: Decentralization, Nullification, Secession

How to Avoid Civil War: Decentralization, Nullification, Secession by Ryan McMaken for Mises It’s becoming more and more apparent that the United States will not be going back to “business as usual” after Donald Trump leaves office, and it is easy...

The Dark Side of the American Dream

The Dark Side of the American Dream by Paul A. Cantor for Mises [Editor’s Note: This year, University of Virginia Professor of English Paul Cantor released his third book in a series of books on television and film. With Pop...