Tag Archives: great depression
Murray Rothbard’s book, What Has Government Done to Our Money?, is available as a free audiobook or a free download from the Mises Institute. I’ve listened to most of it and want to recommend it as an easy to understand … Continue reading
Inflation is a hidden and intentionally deceptive form of taxation. Governments love to be off the gold standard and use fiat currencies that allow them to inflate without controls (especially when all the other governments are also on fiat currencies). … Continue reading
The important fact to remember when considering the current economic crisis is to remember that people like Ron Paul, who hold to austrian economics, predicted it. They pointed out years ago that what Greenspan was doing would cause such a … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal has some interesting facts concerning Monday’s 11% gain in the market. The article, Dow Takes Giant Leap as Bailouts Snap Gloom, explains that this was the fifth biggest percent gain in the history of the Dow. … Continue reading
The current economic crises involving Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AIG, and the government has caused a host of activity by the federal reserve and the treasury. Most people are looking to the government to solve the problem. If only the … Continue reading
At the Mises Institute you can download or read online America’s Great Depression for free. Many of the other books I mentioned yesterday are available for free at the Mises website.