By Ron Paul During the 2008 economic crisis, Iceland’s government froze offshore accounts held by foreign investors in that country’s currency, the krona. Recently, the government of Iceland announced it would unfreeze the accounts if the account holders paid a voluntary “departure tax,” which could be as high as 58 percent. Investors who choose not […]
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Jeff Deist comments on the state of economics and what the Mises Institute is doing about it. Trasnscript below. A journalist from The Chronicle of Higher Education contacted me recently asking about free-market think tanks affiliated with universities. Can the Mises Institute or other organizations produce the scientific foundation for what he sees as an […]
Godfrey Bloom is on fire.
On the heels of the Fed’s annual meeting in Jackson Hole, “extraordinary” monetary policy may be the new normal. Janet Yellen refuses to raise rates for now, and Former Chair Ben Bernanke openly questions whether the Fed’s Treasury-laden balance sheet—swollen after successive rounds of QE—will ever be unwound. Real growth is flat, real incomes are […]
A private graduate seminar. Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 29 July 2016. https://mises.org/system/tdf/48_Howden_MisesU_20160729.mp3 Source: New Modes in Central Bank Monetary Policy | Mises Institute
Yesterday, the Fed announced that they now have a Facebook Page. As they continue their propaganda efforts, Ron Paul’s Myth-Busters gives you the real truth about The Fed. You won’t find this on Facebook.
We’ve lived through the illusionary “good times” of the Nasdaq and housing bubbles. They were followed by inevitable and heart-wrenching crises. Well the government and Federal Reserve have created another major bubble in government bonds.
by Ron Paul Last Friday saw the release of a bombshell jobs report, with headlines exclaiming that the US economy added over 250,000 jobs in July, far in excess of any forecasts. The reality was far more grim. Those “jobs” weren’t actually created by businesses – they were created by the statisticians who compiled the […]