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The Daily Bell Lambastes Swiss Bankers on Their Opposition to the Gold Referendum

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Blog11/21/2014

The Daily Bell skewers the Swiss banking class for its hostility to the upcoming gold referendum. Still, as the article points out, central bankers are now on the defensive.

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An Analysis of the Swiss Gold Initiative

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Blog11/11/2014

If you read German: Thorsten Polleit has written a rather detailed analysis of the Swiss gold initiative and how it would be implemented if passed.

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On Money: Measure for Measure

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Blog11/05/2014

Dr. Marc Miles, a noted monetary economist, has now joined Mr. John Tamny...

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NJ Political Heavyweights Debate Gold Standard

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Blog10/28/2014

During the past two weeks, James Florio, a former Democratic governor of New Jersey, and Steve Lonegan, the 2013 Republican nominee for U.S. Senate  wrote opposing op ed pieces on the gold standard for New Jersey's leading newspaper. That the gold standard is now being seriously debated by state...

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Ron Paul Discusses the Future of the US Dollar

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Blog06/18/2014

In this audio interview, Ron Paul touches on recent developments affecting the value of the dollar, the potential for currency collapse, gold, war, Russia, and more. The Ron Paul portion begins at 2:30 and ends at 17:30.

(Note: My posting of this video is not an endorsement of any of the...

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The Gold Standard that Never Was

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Blog04/01/2013

Thorsten Polleit delivered a speech at the Austrian Economics Research Conference entitled “The Gold Standard That Never Was.” Thorsten was...

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David Howden on the Euro

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Blog03/31/2013

David Howden is interviewed on the GoldMoney show with Andy Duncan.

"Howden thinks that the Euro will hold together in the short term, but he is rather pessimistic on the long term outlook of the...

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Metals are fairly difficult to print

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Blog05/22/2008

Two weeks ago marked the 60th anniversary of a prescient essay (pdf) promoting gold as redeemable money. It was written by Howard Buffett, father of the famed investor, Warren. Several years ago Joseph Stromberg wrote an...

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A New Golden Age?

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Blog02/13/2008

The new issue (on sale today) of Worth magazine features an article on "A New Golden Age" by Nathan Lewis which is a nice recap of the history of the gold standard showing that we (along with the Roman's) thrived on a gold standard only to succumb to paper inflations.

"It is...

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