August 23rd, 2023 • It turns out that Egypt was no exception to the rule that governments can’t be trusted with money.
August 18th, 2023 • Simply put, inflation is a giant “skim”—perpetrated in a symbiosis of money creation by bankers and government-affiliated central bank bureaucrats, the two institutions with the power to create money from nothing. Inflation creates a nice, cushy exi
August 17th, 2023 • With inflation still at high levels, it is becoming overwhelmingly evident to Americans that Federal Reserve notes steadily depreciate in value as a form of currency. For example, an item that cost a silver dollar in 1913 – the year the Federal Reserve
August 15th, 2023 • The U.S. economy was pushed to extremes during the pandemic recession and subsequent recovery. The unemployment rate peaked at 14.7 percent, the highest in the post-World War II period. Inflation reached its highest rate in 40 years, prompting the Fed to
August 8th, 2023 • Jp Cortez, policy director of the Sound Money Defense League, joins Keith and Ben of The Gold Exchange Podcast to discuss sound money related legislative battles across the country in 2023, the constitutionality of money, and more
August 8th, 2023 • The lesson of Aurelian? Beware of false reformers.
August 1st, 2023 • History records countless examples of currency debasement, i.e., the steady reduction in a money's precious metal content or "backing" (principally gold or silver), followed in modern times by the introduction of fiat (unbacked) paper money, which then de
Oregon Governor Signs Bill Ending Unjust Corporate Activity Tax on Precious Metals Dealers and Investors
July 28th, 2023 • With the stroke of her pen, Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek put an end to the state's punitive Corporate Activity Tax as applied to precious metals dealers and, ultimately, to gold and silver investors, effective in 2024.