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Ferghane Azihari

Ferghane Azihari

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"Ferghane Azihari is a freelance journalist and policy analyst based in Paris. He regularly collaborates for libertarian think tanks in France and in the US. His main interests include European...

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ISIS May Be Our Ally Some Day

"Human rights" mean nothing to global elites when geopolitical advantages can be gained from joining forces with...

No More "Free Trade" Treaties: It's Time for Genuine Free Trade

Everywhere we look, governments are trying to enhance and extend their own power. So why are so many of those same...

James Rickards

James G. Rickards

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James Rickards is chief global strategist at the West Shore Funds, editor of Strategic Intelligence, a monthly newsletter, and director of The James Rickards Project, an...

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Jim Rickards: The New Case for Gold

Jeff Deist and Jim Rickards discuss gold in the context of current geopolitics and enduring myths about monetary...

Jim Rickards: Will Currency Wars Reorder the World?

Jim Rickards and Jeff Deist discuss the unfolding drama at the Fed.

Ronald-Peter Stöferle

Ronald-Peter Stöferle

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Ronald-Peter Stöferle is managing partner and fund manager at Incrementum AG, Liechtenstein. He invests using the principles of the Austrian school of economics....

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Ronni Stöferle on Why Gold Still Matters

Why do central banks still hold so much gold if it's not money? Ronald Stöferle and Jeff Deist discuss why.

Myths Behind the War on Cash

The social advantages of eliminating physical cash are minimal, and economists tend to ignore the many costs that a...

Charles Hugh Smith

Charles Hugh Smith

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Charles Hugh Smith is a contributing editor to PeakProsperity.com and the proprietor of the popular blog OfTwoMinds.com. He is the author of numerous books, including Why Everything...

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Charles Hugh Smith: The US Healthcare Debacle

Jeff Deist and Charles Hugh Smith discuss our absurdly anti-market healthcare system.

The War On Cash: Why Now?

Physical cash has long been problematic for governments because it allows people to avoid the banking system, which...

Mark Mateski

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Dr. Mark Mateski is the founder and editor of Red Team Journal. He consults on security matters and teaches systems analysis and engineering at a DC-area university....

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If Spending Is Our Military Strategy, Our Strategy Is Bankrupt

For decades, American military strategy has amounted to little more than outspending all adversaries. Vietnam and...

Karl-Friedrich Israel

Karl-Friedrich Israel

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Karl-Friedrich Israel holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Angers, France, and is currently working as a Senior Researcher at Leipzig University, Germany

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Karl-Friedrich Israel: The ECB Has Failed

Has the ECB failed as miserably in creating price stability?

The Income Effect Reconsidered

There is a type of income effect in Austrian or causal-realist price theory, and the difference between neoclassical...

Ian Daily

Ian Daily

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Ian Daily is a Clerk at the Institute for Justice, pursuing his JD at UCLA, and studied political science and economics at USC. A Marine veteran, he has worked as...

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Greek Taxpayers Facing a Future of Debt Slavery

The Greek government has spent freely for many years to enrich itself and its special interests at the expense of...

Steve Patterson

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Steve Patterson is a freelance writer, video producer, and the author of What's the Big Deal About Bitcoin? He is the creator of the popular The Truth About... educational animation...

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Wealth Must Be Created Before We Can Give It To the Poor

Charity serves an important and indispensable function in society: not everyone can engage in enough productive work...

Christopher J. O'Connell

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Christopher J. O'Connell graduated in 2011 from Ball State University with a degree in finance, and now works in the financial services industry.

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Connecticut's Novel Way to Kill Jobs and Tax Employers

Some now blame employers that don’t pay a “living wage” for the fact that so many people receive welfare payments....

Michael N. Giuliano

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Michael N. Giuliano is a NY licensed attorney residing in Rochester NY. After attending law school...

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The Problem with Government Prosecutors

The rise of government prosecutors in the US and Britain since the nineteenth century has led to many new forms of...

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