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Juan Bautista Alberdi (1810-1884) on paper money and omnipotent government

Juan Bautista Alberdi (1810-1884) on paper money and omnipotent government
“As long as the government has the power to manufacture currency with simple paper strips that promise nothing nor require any repayment, the omnipotent power of government will live unscathed like a gnawing worm in the heart of the Constitution itself.” Share on Facebook
February 18th, 2014 | Commentary, Scholars' Corner, Sound Money Blog | Read More

Notes on the Establishment of a Money Unit

Notes on the Establishment of a Money Unit
Atlas is pleased to announce the release of a new, limited edition reprinting of Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the Establishment of a Money Unit, with original photographs of the 1784 text. Envisioned by Atlas Senior Fellow Judy Shelton, this unique and beautifully crafted book provides the historical...
February 11th, 2014 | Featured | Read More

Thoughts on Jefferson and the Dollar at Monticello

Thoughts on Jefferson and the Dollar at Monticello
The following speech was given by Dr. Judy Shelton on January 30th, at the Jefferson Library in Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello: [Dr. Shelton] Thank you very much, very pleased to be here. It’s an honor to be introduced by Andrew O’Shaughnessy… I taught with your father, who is professor emeritus...
February 11th, 2014 | Commentary, Featured, Resources, Scholars' Corner | Read More

Prof. Bernanke’s Monetary Mess

By Steve H. Hanke             Most who have graded Prof. Ben Bernanke’s twelve years at the Federal Reserve have issued marks which range from A to a gentleman’s C. I think those marks are much too generous. Indeed, I think a failing mark would be more appropriate. In the ramp up to Britain’s...
January 22nd, 2014 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Fighting monetary inflation: easier in Argentina?

An Argentine Think Tank, Fundación Libertad y Progreso, has produced a short You Tube video on the causes of price inflation.  It has been viewed over 300,000 times.  You can see it here Who is to blame for price increases? (in Spanish) The popularity of the government is suffering as the population...
January 10th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Read More