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Bretton Woods, R.I.P.

Richard Nixon unilaterally closed the gold window 40 years ago today. No longer would the U.S. permit other countries to exchange their dollars for gold and by breaking that link, he ended the Bretton Woods international financial regime…

Change We Can Believe In

We repeat: the “debt problem” is a currency problem and the currency must and will collapse. The global monetary system exists at the pleasure of the Fed, which legally exists at the pleasure of Congress, which as we have learned only has…

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