One of our favourite blogs here at Bogpaper is The God That Failed. In his latest post, Andy Duncan discusses some of his favourite Austrian economics books, and provides a brief review of Jörg Guido Hülsmann’s ‘The Ethics of Money Production’. In these times when even the president of the World Bank can be caught whispering […]
Writing for The Real Asset Co, Will Bancroft asks whether David Cameron’s apparent appreciation for Nasim Taleb’s deep aversion to debt, really is being shown in the apparent austerity measures. Nasim Nicholas Taleb, author of the bestselling book The Black Swan, has been a favourite philosopher and financial commentator of ours for some time. He […]
Sent to us by a Bogpaper fan, we enjoyed this clip of Irish journalist Vincent Browne making an ECB Banker squirm by asking him why Irish citizens should be made to pay for elements of this crisis which they had no part in creating.
Today, James Delingpole has asked us to show you this video. Did you think gas prices were down to the weak dollar?
We are big fans of Detlev Schlichter’s debut book Paper Money Collapse, here at Bogpaper. We have shown you some of his writings before, and here is his latest offering. Often people ask what is it that gives money value? Here Mr Schlichter explains and why Fractional Reserve Banking is not fraudulent. I thought I […]
In the article below, from Joanne Nova, she explains why we should all be interested in gold and silver investment, and how scared governments are of the precious metals markets and the lengths they will go to. Read the original article here. The scale of the rot is something to behold. Something is grossly, wantonly […]
It’s fun watching the Obama Administration’s insincere contortions over gasoline pump prices, since Obama’s claims that he wants lower pump prices so palpably fly in the face of his latent “energy-prices-will-necessarily-skyrocket” philosophy, not to mention discrete decisions like blocking Keystone. But perhaps Obama’s economic advisers are telling him (assuming that he listens to them—there is […]
Another excellent article from contributors of the Mises Daily blog. Here in Britain there isn’t a day goes by where we don’t hear of the strict austerity measures which the government have put in place. However, are they really that strict? Sean Rosenthal felt the need to point out they weren’t after reading misinformed Paul […]
One of the frequent libertarian arguments against a fiat money system is the ability it gives governments to start unjust wars. In the article below, George F. Smith, explains how it all, like most of the problems today, comes down to dangerous, un-backed paper money. According to the Federation of American Scientists, nine countries account for […]
In our article for today we look at a brief explanation of how the monetary system works. If you would like to understand more check out our Favourite Sites section or get in touch (email@example.com). Read the original article here. The reason the global monetary system survives is largely thanks to the public’s blissful ignorance […]