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Matthew Piepenburg: From Gold Manipulation to DC’s Latest Lies, Absolute Distortion Continues

The article below was originally published at https://goldswitzerland.com/from-gold-manipulation-to-dcs-latest-lies-absolute-distortion-continues/  on November 30, and it was written by Matthew Piepenburg, but it expresses so well what is going on, that we couldn't help publishing it here.   Below we look at the latest official ... [Read More]

Tapering Talk to Fade

Friday when I woke, I checked the price of gold as I always do. Before I was aware of the new COVID variant, the cash price of gold was up 25.25 to over $1,800 again. But from there it was downhill for the safest of all safe havens as the big bullion ... [Read More]

Focusing on World Class Gold & Silver Discoveries Underway

Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver are returning guests on this week’s program.   Looks like Michael Oliver “nailed it” once again in his latest call to aggressively go long gold and gold shares as soon as gold were to register a weekly ... [Read More]

Approaching the End of Gold’s Decline

This was a good week for “good inflation”—in other words, stocks and bonds. But that’s not to say all is well in America’s financial markets. To the contrary, I would urge you to read Alasdair’s latest article titled “Returning to sound money.” ... [Read More]

LIVE AGAIN! My participation in the MIF Conference – Nov. 12 and 13 – in Vancouver

As usual I attended and spoke at the Metals Investor Forum live in Vancouver this past November 12.  It was the first time that we had this conference in person in Vancouver (although it was also available live on the internet) since early ... [Read More]

When Fiat Currency Stops Being Money

Most emerging and developed market currencies have devalued significantly relative to the United States dollar in 2021 despite the Federal Reserve’s aggressive monetary policy. Furthermore, emerging economies that have benefitted from rising ... [Read More]

Poland’s Beef with the EU Shows the Dangers of Political Centralization

Across the pond, Poland and the European Union find themselves deadlocked over a question about judicial primacy. In early October, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal sparked controversy when it ruled that EU law does not supersede national ... [Read More]

Goodbye Transitory Inflation, Hello Omicron!

By: Robert Aro All great narratives must come to an end. No one can predict whether the transitory inflation narrative will ever return. But for now, the Federal Reserve and Treasury have officially retired its banner slogan. Yesterday The New York ... [Read More]

Reflections on the Pure Theory of Money of Mr. J.M. Keynes

Introduction by Joseph T. Salerno Friedrich A. Hayek was only thirty-two years old when he published this two-part article in Economica, at the time, the world's leading English-language economics journal. The article is a review essay of John ... [Read More]

Equality and Envy

Critics of egalitarianism, meaning by that equality, or close to it, of income and wealth among the members of a society, often claim that it rests on envy. In response, defenders say that there are respectable reasons to favor equality. (I’m ... [Read More]

Jim Bovard on HL Mencken

HL Mencken is the writer you need to read immediately. He was savagely brilliant, caustic, and witty, but also prolific across genres in ways almost unthinkable of journalists today. His skill with the English language was virtually unmatched in the ... [Read More]

The DC Sniper Rampage: The Biggest Police Debacle of the Century?

Those who forget police debacles could be the victims of the next law enforcement fiasco. Former Montgomery County, Maryland, police chief Charles Moose passed away on Thanksgiving Day. He became famous as the most prominent law enforcement official ... [Read More]

The Befuddling World of the Antieconomist

Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016–2020By Thomas PikettyYale University Press, 2021352 pages Thomas Piketty has written a useful book. Readers need no longer plough their way through his vast Capital in the Twenty-First ... [Read More]

How Governments Seized Control of Money

In discussions surrounding of the world’s monetary systems today there is usually one thing almost everyone can agree on: that money should be controlled by the organizations we call “states” or “sovereign states.” Nowadays when we say “the US ... [Read More]

Africa’s Long History of Trade and Markets

Market reforms in Africa can be thwarted because of propaganda asserting that markets are a Western import. Notwithstanding the currency of this belief, it is patently absurd. Markets flourished in Africa prior to colonialism, and wherever they are ... [Read More]

Federal Reserve Finally Admits it was Wrong about Inflation — NOT Transitory!

Not even close to transitory. After giving its turkey advice for Thanksgiving, the Federal Reserve finally gave up completely on the “Inflation is transitory” chorus it has been singing all year. Chairman Powell of the People’s Bank of Amerika stated ... [Read More]

Powell To Retire The Transitory Term…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   December 2, 2021   * Currencies and Silver get sold on Wednesday...  * Gold hangs onto some of its gains on Wednesday   Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to one and all! I was so worked up ... [Read More]

Elizabeth Warren Is So Very Wrong about Inflation

Almost anyone who follows social media is familiar with the latest tweets by Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has pronounced her verdict on higher food and gasoline prices: they are nothing less than the result of corporate greed. In fact, according to ... [Read More]

Patrick Newman on Cronyism in Early US History

Patrick Newman is a fellow at the Mises Institute who have just published his new book. He talks about Rothbard's approach to history, whether the US revolution was libertarian, and the proper way to interpret Andrew Jackson. Mentioned in the Episode ... [Read More]

All the Trouble in the World: The Ron Paul Doctrine

Daniel McAdams is executive director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and coproducer/cohost of the Ron Paul Liberty Report. Daniel served as the foreign affairs, civil liberties, and defense/intel policy advisor to US congressman ... [Read More]

Understanding Why Government Policies Fail

Pathways to Policy Failureby Gary GallesAmerican Institute for Economic Research, 2020, 490 pp. Gary Galles, an economics professor at Pepperdine University, has in this outstanding book shown how to apply basic economic principles to evaluate ... [Read More]

A Chance to Double Your Gift

Dr. Gary Schlarbaum, one of our generous supporters, has again offered to match donations received through December 11. That means your $10 donation becomes $20, your $25 donation becomes $50, and so on. With a donation of $25 or more, you’ll receive ... [Read More]

That Bangladesh Mask Study!

Our guest is Ben Recht, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley, who recently got hold of and analyzed the raw data from the Bangladesh cluster randomized control trial of masking which made headlines in ... [Read More]

The Long Cycles Have All Turned: Look Out Below

But alas, humans do not possess god-like powers, they only possess hubris, and so all bubbles pop: the more extreme the bubble, the more devastating the pop.Long cycles operate at such a glacial pace they're easily dismissed as either figments of ... [Read More]