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We Need a Social Revolution

Governments and corporations cannot restore social connectedness and balance to our lives.In the conventional view, there are two kinds of revolutions: political and technological. Political revolutions may be peaceful or violent, and technological ... [Read More]

The Levellers: The First Libertarians

By: Roberta A. ModugnoThe first-ever libertarians were the Levellers, an English political movement active in the seventeenth century. The Levellers contributed to the elaboration of the methodological and political paradigm of individualism, and ... [Read More]

Interview: How Alex Green Beat the Market 16 Years Straight

For more than a decade and a half, my friend Alexander Green has been educating and entertaining investors as editor of numerous popular newsletters, many of which I’ve cited in my own writing. For those of you subscribed to one or more of his ... [Read More]

If I Were The Devil…

A friend sent me this video recording of remarks from Paul Harvey in 1966. How could he have predicted the future so accurately?  Mind you, this was written in 1966... https://youtu.be/H3Az0okaHig All I can say is "Wow!" ... [Read More]

Are Profit and Healthcare Incompatible?

The only way to systemically lower costs is to make prevention and transparency the top priorities.As I have been noting for a decade, the broken U.S. healthcare system will bankrupt the nation all by itself. We all know the basic facts: the system ... [Read More]

Week in Review: August 19, 2017

By: Mises InstituteThe headlines this week were dominated by last weekend's events at Charlottesville. Of course, instead of rejecting the the sort of overly politicized society that makes such escalation inevitable, politicians of both sides tried ... [Read More]

The Relationship Between Saving and Money

By: Frank ShostakConventional wisdom says that savings is the amount of money left after monetary income was used for consumer outlays. Hence, for a given consumer outlays an increase in money income implies more saving and thus more funding for ... [Read More]

Is the NY Fed Gold Vault all is supposed to be? Wall Street Journal and Ronan Manly Ponder

Posted on 18 Aug 2017 by Ronan Manly On August 10, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article about the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) custody gold and the NY Fed’s gold vault. This vault is located under the New York Fed’s ... [Read More]

Gold Climbs To $1,300!

Chuck Butler's: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 18, 2017 * $1,300 and Chuck is scared... * ECB looks for ideas to help them... * No overseas investments for you! Good day... And a Happy Friday to one and all! Hey! I woke up this morning, ... [Read More]

Will the Electric Car Revolution Sink Platinum and Palladium?

Everyone has probably heard about the upcoming electric car revolution whose vanguard is Tesla Motors led by Elon Musk. The electric car is actually nothing new – the first vehicles were produced as long ago as in the 1880s. However, the mass ... [Read More]

Do Seasonal Adjustments Help Identify Business Cycles?

By: Frank ShostakVarious statistics that governments produce on a regular basis carry the label "seasonally adjusted". What is the meaning of this label? According to popular thinking the data that is observed over time (labelled as time series) is ... [Read More]

You Are Being Lied to About “Low” Gold Demand

By Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst  I don’t like to use inflammatory language, such as the title of this article, but the message from the mainstream media about gold demand is a lie misleading. Yes, coin purchases in North America ... [Read More]

A Return To The Dog Days Of Summer…

Chuck Butler's: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   August 17, 2017  * Dollar short trade becomes overcrowded * Gold gets back on the rally tracks! * A$ and kiwi are best overnight performers Good day... And a Tub Thumpin' Thursday to you! I'm ... [Read More]

Privatize the Public Monuments

By: Ryan McMakenWhen I was a student at the University of Colorado, I regularly walked by the Dalton Trumbo memorial fountain which, of course, was named after the communist Stalin-sympathizing novelist and screenwriter. Once upon a time, the ... [Read More]

Why We’re Doomed: Our Economy’s Toxic Inequality

Anyone who thinks our toxic financial system is stable is delusional.Why are we doomed? Those consuming over-amped "news" feeds may be tempted to answer the culture wars, nuclear war with North Korea or the Trump Presidency.The one guaranteed source ... [Read More]

Gold’s Breaks Below $1,270 – Third Time Lucky?

The last couple of years and – in particular – the last couple of months were very difficult for gold traders – i.e. they were boring. Despite several huge daily price swings, the precious metals market has not been going anywhere, moving in and ... [Read More]

Can We Have Amazon Prime Day Every Month?

Chuck Butler's: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   August 16, 2017 * U.S. Retail Sales soar in July! * U.S. dollar fights back! * Eurozone 2nd QTR GDP rises! Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I finally threw in the towel and ... [Read More]

Decentralize the Gun Laws

By: Ryan McMakenWith a Republican in the White House, the anti-gun-control lobby smells a bit of blood in the water. Now is the time, they suggest, to pass national gun-licensing reciprocity laws forcing gun-restrictive states to recognize permits ... [Read More]

The Largest Gold Discovery in Over 133 Years?

Dr. Quinton Hennigh, Alasdair Macleod and Michael Oliver are returning as guests on this week’s radio program. In 1884 the Witwatersrand gold fields of South Africa was discovered. With some 1.6 billion ounces mined to date, it ... [Read More]

Before “Fake News,” America Invented “Pseudo Events”

By: Ryan McMakenIn the wake of the Chalottesville riot, it's been interesting how quickly the focus has shifted away from the actual events to Charlottesville and toward the public pundits and intellectuals are expressing opinions about the ... [Read More]