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Inflation Is a Giant "Skim" on the American People

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

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Specie Money: The Forgotten Currency

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

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The Fed Hits 3,000 Percent Inflation

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

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How to Return to the Gold Standard

August 15th, 2023 • The Major Obstacle to Monetary Reform Is Ideological

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The Roman Emperor Who Tried to Bring Monetary ‘Reform’ to the Empire—and Failed Miserably

August 8th, 2023 • The lesson of Aurelian? Beware of false reformers.

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SMDL Policy Director Joins The Gold Exchange Podcast to Discuss Sound Money in the States

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

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The Emperor Who Tried to Bring Sound Economics Back to Rome - and Paid With His Life

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

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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.

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Will the FedNow Payment System Pave the Way for Digital Social Engineering?

July 24th, 2023 • Last week, the Federal Reserve launched a new payment processing system dubbed "FedNow." Officials say FedNow will allow individuals and businesses to initiate instant funds transfers between banks. Critics warn that FedNow could be a prelude to central b

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North Carolina House Votes to Study Establishing In-State Bullion Depository

July 13th, 2023 • House Bill 721, introduced by Rep. Mark Brody (R – 55), would prompt a study into how North Carolina could establish its own bullion depository to securely store the state’s physical gold, should it choose to make such an investment

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