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“The Fed Can’t Fix What Ails the Economy”

July 21, 2014

Earlier this week, Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve, pointed to several points that she felt warranted continued action by the Fed. In an article published today in Real Clear Markets, however, Gerald O’Driscoll notes that monetary policy is not the answer to many of the economy’s biggest problems, perhaps most notably the ever […]

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Sound money champions (from my album)

Posted by Alex Chafuen
October 30, 2012

    Over twenty years ago, Atlas hosted these sound money champions to discuss “Currency boards.”  Pictured here from left to right, Jose María Ibarbia, who pushed for sound money as an Argentinean Congressman, a student of Dr. Hans Sennholz, at Grove City College; Dr. Alberto Benegas Lynch Jr., Prof. Julio Cole (now at UFM […]

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The battle for sound money needs a change of mind

Posted by Alex Chafuen
January 21, 2012

If sound money was a corollary of the principles of the free society, an essential barrier to prevent government abuses, fiat currency is a natural consequence of the principle that there are no absolute truths: that law is a mere instrument of the state, that words can mean whatever the bureaucrats and the politically correct […]

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