If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em By Craig Hemke for Sprott Money Suddenly it seems that nearly all of The Banks and Bullion Banks are raising price forecasts and rallying around the precious metals. Is this a good thing or...

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE FED?

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE FED? by Robert Aro for Mises With all the history, lore and media spotlight the Federal Reserve receives, how many people stopped to ask: What is the Fed’s purpose? According to their website’s FAQs, the...

Instability, Poverty and Nuclear Weapons

Instability, Poverty and Nuclear Weapons by Brian Cloughley for Strategic-Culture The President of the United States has the power to fire off thousands of nuclear weapons and destroy the world. As succinctly explained by William Perry and Tom Collina in...

Meet your (Chinese) Facebook censors

Meet your (Chinese) Facebook censors By Sohrab Ahmari for New York Post China is one of the most censorious societies on earth. So what better place for Facebook to recruit social-media censors? There are at least half a dozen “Chinese nationals...

Central Banks: Gold’s Greatest Ally

Central Banks: Gold’s Greatest Ally BY JAMES RICKARDS for Daily Reckoning You’re likely aware of the price action in gold lately. Gold has rallied from $1,591 per ounce on April 1 to $1,907 per ounce as of today. That’s almost a...