Archive for December, 2011

What Really Caused the Eurozone Crisis?

World leaders probably spent more time worrying about the eurozone crisis than anything else in 2011. And that was in the year that featured the Arab Spring, the Japanese tsunami and the death of Osama Bin Laden. What’s more, 2012 looks set to be not much different. But as eurozone governments...
December 29th, 2011 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Smashing Myths and Restoring Sound Money

Smashing Myths and Restoring Sound Money
Presented by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. at “Depression, Monetary Destruction, and the Path to Sound Money”: the Mises Circle in Greenville, South Carolina, 3 October 2009. Sponsored by Atlantic Bullion and Coin, and Professional Planning of Easley, LLC.   image from mises.org Share on Facebook
December 28th, 2011 | Audio-Video, Future of Money, History of Money, Resources | Read More

Rajoy’s Plan for Spain: Conviction or Necessity?

Rajoy’s Plan for Spain: Conviction or Necessity?
The election of Spain’s new President of Government, Mariano Rajoy, has produced quite a few expectations. His plan seems to go against the tide on some focal points regarding the problems of the European Crisis. Rajoy’s government has been described as the only government in Europe that...
December 28th, 2011 | Commentary, Scholars' Corner | Read More

China’s Hard Landing and Hayek

China’s Hard Landing and Hayek
A few days ago, Paul Krugman defended the position that “Friedrich Hayek is not an important figure in the history of macroeconomics.” This triggered quite a few reactions (here, here, here, here and here). Anyone familiar with the general aspects on the history of economic thought will find...
December 28th, 2011 | Sound Money Blog | Read More

Ron Paul Predicts Dollar Holders Will Be Forced To Bailout the Euro Holders

Ron Paul Predicts Dollar Holders Will Be Forced To Bailout the Euro Holders
The economic establishment in this country has come to the conclusion that it is not a matter of “if” the United States must intervene in the bailout of the euro, but simply a question of “when” and “how”. Newspaper articles and editorials are full of assertions that...
December 28th, 2011 | Blogs, Resources | Read More