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WTF Happened in 1971? Economic Indicators Worsen Since End of Gold Standard

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) In mid August, Twitter Founder and CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted a strange hashtag: #WTFHappenedin1971. #wtfhappenedin1971 — jack⚡️ (@jack) August 15, 2021 A...

U.S. Government Plans to Default on Debt the Dishonest Way

(Mike Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Debt troubles in China and Washington, D.C. helped boost safe-haven demand for precious metals early this week. By Thursday, however,...

$1 Trillion Coins Instead of More Federal Debt?!

Credit risk out of China and debt ceiling drama in Washington are driving precious metals markets this week. Gold and silver attracted some significant safe-haven...

The Story of Silver’s Future as Money Is Yet Untold

Silver’s near-term price trajectory remains uncertain amid choppy market conditions. Its future, however, looks bright. In addition to the white metal’s growing uses in high-tech and...

The Hidden Costs of War and Inflation

(Jp Cortez, Sound Money Defense League) The somber photos and videos that have come out of Afghanistan lead many to wonder whether the 20-year conflict...

Will the U.S. Currency Regime Fall?

Afghanistan has fallen. The U.S. government’s nearly two-decade-long, multi-trillion-dollar “nation building” effort in the troubled, tribal country may now have nothing to show for itself. “President...

Debt Ceiling and Budget Battles to Underpin Gold Prices

The gold market has no shortage of issues following Sunday evening’s “flash crash” that saw prices drop sharply at the open. A mysterious $4 billion...

Currency Emergency: When the Debt Comes Due

What happens when the debt comes due? It’s a question millions of Americans are grappling with in their personal finances. It’s also a multi-trillion dollar...

Bank of International Settlements Chief Talks ‘Absolute Control’

(Clint Siegner, Money Metals News Service) The General Manager for the Bank of International Settlements – the central bank of central bankers – is planning...

Federal Reserve ‘Taper’ Talk is Back; Will a Tantrum Follow?

‘Taper’ talk from the Federal Reserve is back in focus. But for now, it’s all talk and no action. Last week, former New York Fed President...

El Salvador’s President Says He Wants to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

(Headline USA) El Salvador President Nayib Bukele announced in a recorded message played at a Bitcoin conference in Miami that next week he will...

Tennessee to Consider Establishing a State Gold Depository

(Jp Cortez, Sound Money Defense League) Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation last week requiring the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) to examine the feasibility...

Inflation Explodes as Biden Money-Printing Economic Policies Crush Consumers

(Headline USA) Americans increased their spending by 0.5% in April, a slowdown after a big gain in March that had been powered by the distribution...

Fed Offers No Holiday from Inflation

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, American motorists will see the highest prices at the pump since 2014, according to AAA. Gas prices now average $3.04...

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SC Gov. Tells School Resource Officers to Back Off Enforcing Mask Mandates

(Jon Styf, The Center Square) A videotaped encounter between a school resource officer and a parent at James B. Edwards Elementary in Mount Pleasant has...

Cases Down 60% Since Denmark Lifted All COVID Restrictions

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) On September 3 Denmark lifted all of its COVID restrictions, becoming the first country in the European Union to...

John Hinckley, Who Shot Reagan, to Be Freed from Court Supervision

(Associated Press) A federal judge said Monday that John Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan four decades ago, can be freed from...

GoFundMe Deletes Grieving Father’s Fundraiser After Son’s Post-Vax Death

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) At his funeral, Ernesto Ramirez Jr. wore a light blue suit and the eyeglasses he had worn in so...
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