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    Nobody Saw This Crisis Coming. Oh, Really?

    How many times have we heard that one? How come people are still listening to the same...

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    Update to our earlier letter

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: november-10-2011   The events triggered during the last 24 hours warrant a short update on our last letter. As we noted then, we could either assume that (a) the ECB (i.e. European Central Bank) holds the line with sovereign bond purchases or...

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    Implications of the Grain of Respect that We Have for the Federal Reserve…

    Behold, after a near-tripling in the total size of the Fed’s balance sheet over just three years,...

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    Should Libertarians Oppose Wealth Inequality?

    With the Occupy Movements developed in several major American and Canadian cities, the issue of wealth inequality...

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    In Defense of the Gold Standard

    The ongoing financial crisis has catalyzed the genesis of a crisis of confidence in at least two...

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    It all now depends on the ECB

    Click here to read this article in pdf format:november-7-2011 The events that took place last week will be consequential. In our last letter, we made the case that even without further details, the measures at the EU summit only showed an impressive lack of common sense. Last week, EU leaders agreed on...

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    Eurocrash! Dave Howden on the European economic situation

    Stefan Molyneax of Freedomain Radio interviews Canadian Mises Scholar and assistant professor of economics at St. Louis University, Dave Howden. You can read more of David’s work at Mises.org Mises.ca And of course his book, co-authored with Philipp Bagus: Deep Freeze: Iceland’s Economic Collapse

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    Austrian Meet up for November

    The next Austrian meet in Ottawa will be held on Sunday, November 13th, at 7:30pm on the...

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    Gold at $10,000?

    Is gold going to $10,000? Why, yes it could. But if bread is $20, you may not...

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    The Bank of Canada – FAIL!

    The Bank of Canada missed its inflation target? That should come as no surprise to Austrians that view the Bank as one of the greatest threats to Canada’s economy. Forget “using” the Bank to print money without debt, the Bank of Canada should be abolished. The recent news concerning inflation is just...

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    The ‘Art’ of Monetary Debasement

    The ‘art’ of debasing money is a strange one (don’t worry, I use the term ‘art’ jestingly!)....

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    How Government Creates Unemployment with Minimum Wage Laws

    Excerpted from “The Case for Legalizing Capitalism” Politicians like to tell us that if we elect them,...

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    Sortir le gouvernement du système monétaire-Getting Government Out of the Monetary System

    L’or a été, pendant des millénaires, l’objet de choix comme unité de compte et comme moyen d’échange....

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    Some thoughts on the EU summit

    Click here to read this article in pdf format: october-27-2011 As we write these comments, no concrete proposal for the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) has been presented after the summit that took place yesterday, among leaders of the European Union (EU). However, markets seem to consider as highly likely that three...

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    Frum Drinks the Kool-Aid

    A recent statement by David Frum has been making the rounds on the internet recently that should...

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    Know Your Rights

    From the various “Occupy” sit-ins to the U.S. presidential race, to the European financial crisis, there are a lot of important, high-profile news stories out there with libertarian implications. It can be hard to keep up with the smaller stories; sometimes they fly right under the radar. Take, for example, this recent...