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U.S. NATIONAL DEBT NOW EQUIVALENT TO THE AMOUNT OF MONEY MISSING FROM THE TREASURY

U.S. NATIONAL DEBT NOW EQUIVALENT TO THE AMOUNT OF MONEY MISSING FROM THE TREASURY

By Isaac Davis Waking Times August 15, 2018   U.S. NATIONAL DEBT NOW EQUIVALENT TO THE AMOUNT OF MONEY MISSING FROM THE TREASURY     In March of 2018, the U.S. national debt topped $21 trillion dollars, and now the average debt liability for an individual taxpayer is projected to be $161,022 by 2019. This means that every […]


Venezuela, Awash in Money but Short of Cash, Turns to Barter

By Joseph T. Salerno Mises Institute July 20, 2018   Venezuela, Awash in Money but Short of Cash, Turns to Barter   In 2006, Venezuela’s president Hugo Chavez declared: There is a market that can be reactivated through barter and not through currency. Let us break that curse [of capitalism]. Well, twelve years later barter is […]

Venezuela, Awash in Money but Short of Cash, Turns to Barter

How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money

How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money

By Justin Murray Mises Institute April 16, 2018   How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money   Lately, when he isn’t trying to blame China on America’s competitiveness woes, President Donald Trump has become obsessed with the online retailer Amazon. While there’s speculationthat Trump is using the reins of government to carry out a personal grudge because Jeff Bezos, […]


Money Pumping Works — Until It Doesn’t

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute March 26, 2018   Money Pumping Works — Until It Doesn’t   According to most economic experts, when an economy falls into a recession the central bank can pull it out of the slump by means of money pumping. This way of thinking implies that money pumping can somehow grow the economy. […]

Money Pumping Works — Until It Doesn't

Unsealed Fusion GPS Bank Records Reveal $523K Payment From Russian Money Launderer

Unsealed Fusion GPS Bank Records Reveal $523K Payment From Russian Money Launderer

By Against Crony Capitalism November 24, 2017   Unsealed Fusion GPS Bank Records Reveal $523K Payment From Russian Money Launderer     (From IBankCoin) Unsealed court documents reveal that the firm behind the salacious 34-page Trump-Russia Dossier, Fusion GPS, was paid $523,000 by a Russian businessman convicted of tax fraud and money laundering, whose lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, was […]


Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute November 1, 2017   Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy   There are many critics of the Fed’s recent money supply expansion, especially since 2008, whose chief criticism is that it will result in consumer price inflation. While proponents of the Austrian School agree that high […]

Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy

Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot

Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute September 21, 2017   Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot   Speaking this month on the floor of the United States House of Representatives, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) sharply criticized the Afghanistan War, declaring that the war “has always been about money — increased […]


Can Switzerland Survive Today’s Assault on Cash and Sound Money?

By Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna Mises Institute August 8, 2017   Can Switzerland Survive Today’s Assault on Cash and Sound Money?   “Switzerland will have the last word,” wrote Victor Hugo in the late 19th century. “It possesses one of the most perfect forms of government in the world.” A contemporary of his, Frederick Kuenzli, a scholar of […]

Can Switzerland Survive Today's Assault on Cash and Sound Money?

Is Money Created by Government Decree?

Is Money Created by Government Decree?

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute August 3, 2017   Is Money Created by Government Decree?     According to popular view people accept money because of a government decree.1 A government decree it is argued makes a particular thing accepted as a general medium of exchange. But, does it make sense? Demand for a good arises from its […]