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The America of 1776 Is All but Gone!

For quite a few years I have backed away from discussing politics in this letter because I wanted to stay focused on my main intent, which is to help subscribers’ profit from information I strive to provide. But alas it’s impossible to completely divorce politics and government policies from economics and markets. As Ron Paul has often stated, if ... [Read More]

The Gold Bull Market? Are We Nearing the End?

Rick Rule, Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return as guests on the radio program. Bernard Baruch was successful because he bought stocks that no one wanted and sold to panic buyers. Rick is known to follow that strategy. He is known buy ... [Read More]

Economic Recovery Looking Shaky

Everything was up this past week except the T-Bonds. That looks like an inflationary risk on week to me. With everything up and with rates rising, it must mean everything is A-OK in the economy, right? Well, not exactly. As Danielle DiMartino ... [Read More]

Peter Krauth Says Gold Stocks Are Cheap, But Not For Long

You could say I am touting my own book as I have been a gold bull all my life, but I can’t disagree with Peter Krauth, a former portfolio adviser and a 20-year veteran of the resource market - with special expertise in energy, metals, and mining ... [Read More]

COVID-19 and the Agendas to Come

James Perloff and Ian Klassen return this week on the radio program.  Never has there been a greater suppression of liberties in America as this year. It is reminiscent of the Soviet Union when truth about starvation in the Ukraine was being ... [Read More]

Google Mobility Data Suggests Sweden “Socially Distanced” Less than Other Countries

By: Ryan McMakenAs is often pointed out by pro-lockdown publications like The New York Times, Sweden has experienced Covid-19 deaths at a rate above some of it's neighbors that imposed relatively strict lockdowns, such as Denmark.What is rarely ... [Read More]

America at the Point of No Return

The States: America at the Point of No Returnby Michael AntonRegnery Publishing, 2020441 pages Michael Anton is best known to the public through his essay “The Flight 93 Election,” published in 2016 under a pseudonym in the Claremont Review of Books. ... [Read More]

Global Health Bureaucrats Want Even More Power to Impose Their Plans Across National Borders

In an article last week for the Financial Times, Richard Milne examined the issue of Sweden’s “dissent” when it came to policy responses to the spread of Covid-19. The article is essentially a hit piece on Sweden, containing all the usual strategies ... [Read More]

What Is the Purpose of the Fed?

By: Robert AroWith 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 Federal Reserve system exists to:provide the nation with a ... [Read More]

Will the Stock Market Be Dragged to the Guillotine?

The Fed's rigged-casino stock market will be dragged to the guillotine by one route or another.The belief that the Federal Reserve and its rigged-casino stock market are permanent and forever is touchingly naive. Never mind the existential crises ... [Read More]

Searching for the Creature on Jekyll Island

By: Michael Maharrey I spent a little time at Jekyll Island, Georgia, the weekend before last. I looked hard, but I didn’t find the mythical creature from Jekyll Island. From what I hear, it’s taken up permanent residence in Washington, DC. But I did ... [Read More]

The IMF Call For… A New Bretton Woods!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts October 19, 2020 * Friday was a down day, today looks good though * Weekly Jobless Claims rise again last week!  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… It’s a rainy Monday here, here and usually, rainy ... [Read More]

Bob Murphy Analyzes “The Hunt” and “The Purge” Movies as an Anarchist

Bob offers his commentary on the movies “The Hunt” and “The Purge”—both produced by Blumhouse Productions—and focuses on whether The Purge storyline offers a challenge to Rothbard’s depiction of anarcho-capitalism. For more information, see ... [Read More]

Even WHO Officials Now Admit Lockdowns Are Extreme Policies with Disastrous Results

Last week, Dr. David Nabarro from the World Health Organization admitted that lockdowns have been devastating for much of the world, noting that “Lockdowns just have one consequence that you must never, ever belittle, and that is making poor people ... [Read More]

Toward a Political Economy of Climate Change

The following thoughts have been presented on October 10, 2020, at a broader public conference in Germany. The conference was intended to discuss environmental policies from a free market perspective. Although my research does not concern this field, ... [Read More]

The Paradox of Prosperity

The present fascination with socialism and hatred of capitalism reflects a combination of willful historical blindness, lack of simple common sense, and inexcusable economic ignorance. This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher ... [Read More]

The Progressivism of the Future Is Really Just the Socialism of the Past

The world is currently in the midst of a newly aggressive drive to bring about a new socialist order through a powerful and "efficient" technocratic state. This new order has been labeled as "progressive," but it is merely the latest version of the ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 10/16 – Good News Friday: Canada is Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags

This is Good News Friday, where we find some good economic, energy, and environmental news and share it with PP readers. Please send any positive news to dd@peakprosperity.com with subject header “Good News Friday.” We will save and post weekly. ... [Read More]

The Illusion Is Failing

Sometimes the magic fails. The secret to the trick is accidentally revealed. The woman was always in the box.  The eye is no longer deceived. And there’s no getting the audience’s sense of awe back. Just like a bungled illusion, once trust is broken, ... [Read More]

Building A Better Plan

Executive Summary Whether incompetent or malicious, our leaders are failing us The "Great Reset": the plan the Davos crowd has for us The need for a plan of our own What the wisdom of past regenerative cultures has to teach us If you have not ... [Read More]

The Fed Says the Federal Budget Is Unsustainable

By: Robert AroTuesday’s speech by Fed Chair Jerome Powell began with the usual nod to the pandemic for making life difficult for the masses, followed by the various pats on the back for the central bankers and what they have done in fighting the ... [Read More]

Hoppe’s Democracy: The God That Failed

With an ugly presidential election just three weeks away, we dive into Hans Hoppe's classic Democracy: The God That Failed to puncture some of the myths surrounding democracy and voting. Jayant Bhandari joins the show to discuss Hoppe's controversial ... [Read More]

The “Titanic” Analogy You Haven’t Heard: Passively Accepting Oblivion

Whether we realize it or not, we're responding with passive acceptance of oblivion.You've undoubtedly heard rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic as an analogy for the futility of approving policy tweaks to address systemic crises. I've used the ... [Read More]

The Coming Financial Crisis of 2021

Economist Steve Keen predicts that even if the covid-19 health crisis subsides next year, a brewing financial crisis on par with the 2008 Great Recession is in the making. He sees the pandemic as having delivered an “unprecedented shock” to the ... [Read More]

¿Puede la Fed eliminar el racismo?

By: Ron Paul La Presidenta de Servicios Financieros de la Cámara de Representantes, Maxine Waters, y la Senadora Elizabeth Warren han presentado la Ley de Equidad Racial y Económica de la Reserva Federal. Esta legislación dirige a la Reserva Federal ... [Read More]