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On the August 2, 2014 episode of Exposing Faux Capitalism with Jason Erb, I discussed: More analysis of The Gold Standard: Perspectives in the Austrian School (pp. 20-25), with Rothbard’s critique of a basket of currencies, bi-metallic standard and case for a single commodity gold standard.

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The Huffington Post published an October 8, 2012 article by Bonnie Kavoussi entitled “11 Lies About the Federal Reserve,” to which Mises Institute associate Tom Woods followed up with a rebuttal entitled “HuffPo’s 11 Myths About the Fed, Refuted.” For those who are aware of the Hegelian dialectic of thesis-antithesis-synthesis, the Huffington Post is putting […]

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Despite the veneration of Ludwig von Mises by his devotees, his works do contain their flaws, and an example was pointed out by a fellow Austrian School economist, no less. Giving the 2009 F.A. Hayek lecture, George A. Selgin said (at 1:34): “Years ago, I gave a lecture commemorating the anniversary of Human Action, in […]

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On March 23, 2012, I noticed that Jeff Rense’s site had linked to the mass media article by Reuters, Bernanke says gold standard won’t solve problems, with the editorial title, Bernanke’s Idiotic Lies About A Gold Standard. It is still there as of April 1. Here’s all the article says about Bernanke referencing the gold […]

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Appearing on the Christmas Day 2011 broadcast of The Alex Jones Show, Porter Stansberry of Stansberry Research said in response to MF Global leveraging themselves 38 to 1 and going bankrupt (starting at 52:03): “This is how the system worked for 40 years. Ever since we left gold in ’71, this was the path to […]

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