Author: Nick Giambruno

Money for Nothing

Money for Nothing by Rob Marstrand for International Man “That ain’t working, that’s the way to do it Money for nothin’ and your chicks for free.” ~ Money for Nothing, by Dire Straits (1985) “Modern Monetary Theory”, or MMT, keeps popping...

Drown The Rich

Drown The Rich by Joel Bowman for International Man Earlier in the week we wrote about a great “convulsion of stupidity” sweeping across the geopolitical spectrum. Want proof? Here’s Reuters, with some… PARIS – A strong majority of people in wealthy...

One World Currency

One World Currency by Nick Giambruno for International Man It was perhaps The Economist’s most bizarre issue to date… In January 1988, the magazine published a feature article titled “Get Ready for a World Currency.” The article called for countries to...

Lee Harvey Oswald’s Lesson

Lee Harvey Oswald’s Lesson by Lobo Tiggre – International Man It’s disturbing to suddenly find that one has something in common with the likes of Lee Harvey Oswald. Fortunately, the commonality is merely circumstantial: we both came to Minsk, Belarus and fell...

Rethinking Drug Legalization

Rethinking Drug Legalization by Jeffrey James Higgins – International Man The war on drugs is not going well. Despite decades of counter-drug efforts, at a cost of more than one trillion dollars, illegal drugs are still readily available on the black market....

The Third “Oil Shock” Is Coming

The Third “Oil Shock” Is Coming By Nick Giambruno – Casey Research Justin’s note: Oil stocks are getting crushed. The average oil stock is down 28% since the beginning of October. But Casey Report chief analyst Nick Giambruno says we...

Trump’s Dynamite

Trump’s Dynamite by Bill Bonner – International Man I used to try to get things done by saying “please.” Now, I dynamite ‘em out of my path. ~ Former senator from Louisiana, Huey Long An Associated Press headline caught our...

Judge This Country by Its Enemies

Judge This Country by Its Enemies by Nick Giambruno – International Man Pop quiz: can you name this free-market jurisdiction in the Western hemisphere? Here are some of its attributes: Personal income tax: NONE Corporate income tax: NONE Capital gains tax: NONE...

Journey to Transnistria

Journey to Transnistria by Joel Bowman – International Man “You can take photos once we’re inside,” our guide advised us, “but not at the border. Absolutely not. There, you must let us do the talking.” An hour and a half drive from...

Does Bitcoin Need The Government?

Does Bitcoin Need The Government? by Joel Bowman by Marco Wutzer – International Man Joel Bowman: Thanks for taking the time to speak with International Man, Marco. Before we get into some specific details regarding cryptocurrencies, maybe you could give us...

Europe’s Last Dictator

Europe’s Last Dictator by Joel Bowman – International Man Words like “dictator” and “authoritarian” are bandied about with increasing regularity these days, largely – though by no means solely – by a hysterical leftist media. Aside from betraying a childish...

Smart Money Divorces Dumb

Smart Money Divorces Dumb by Bill Bonner International Man In an unusually stark separation, the smart money and the dumb money seem to be taking leave of one another. Last week, the news seemed especially felicitous. Stocks moved higher on a...

The Perfect Crisis Investment

The Perfect Crisis Investment by Nick Giambruno – Casey Research Justin’s note: As regular Dispatch readers know, there is a big opportunity in uranium stocks today. If you missed my recent essays on why you can’t ignore this sector, make...