Posts Tagged ‘fiat currency’

News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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The economic war being waged against Greece, the E.U.—and North America! (40:07):

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Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital and 2010 candidate for senator in Connecticut, on U.S. international dependency and challenges Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Alan Blinder to name something his boss has done right. Funny. (4:15):

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Weeks after Iran officially announced it would replace the U.S. dollar—its value heavily dependent on Middle East oil trading—with euros in its foreign exchange holdings, The Independent Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk’s article, “The Demise of the Dollar,” breaks the story that: “In a graphic illustration of the new world order, Arab states have launched secret moves with China, Russia and France to stop using the U.S. currency for oil trading” by 2018. I wrote of the alliance between Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) here in June.

Russia Today (RT) reports on Mr. Fisk’s exclusive (3:25):

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) takes questions on the Federal [sic] Reserve, fiat money and U.S. imperialism in the wake of his most recent book, End the Fed, on al Jazeera’s (AJE) “The Riz Khan Show” (22:25):

Part One (10:55):

Part Two (11:30):

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What happened to your income over the past decade, and why… (12:13):

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Recorded at the Mises Institute Supporters Summit, 1 November 2008; Auburn, Alabama. Includes a brief introduction by Mark Thornton. Lew Rockwell is the founder and president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.***NOTE: Beginning at the 1:11 mark, there are technical difficulties with the video feed. The audio, however, is complete and unaffected.

Lew Rockwell – “End the Central Bank” (transcript) – 1 Nov 08 (18:18):

Douglas French – “Bubbles Made of Paper: Then and Now” – 1 Nov 08 (28:22):