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The Case Against Legal Tender Laws

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


If the government sticks to the original money, its legal tender law is superfluous and unnecessary.

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Rothbard: Essentials of Money and Inflation

Big GovernmentThe FedMoney and Banking


The best way to penetrate the mysteries of the modern monetary and banking system is to realize that the government and its central bank act precisely as would a Grand Counterfeiter, with very similar social and economic effects.

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Anatomy of a Bank Run

The FedMoney and Banks


Putting an end to inflation requires not only the abolition of the Fed but also the abolition of the FDIC and FSLIC.

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El mito de la independencia de la Fed

The FedInterventionism

07/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
La respuesta estándar de la Reserva Federal y sus partidarios es que cualquier medida de este tipo, aunque sea marginal, invadiría la independencia de la Fed de la política.
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The Myth of Fed Independence

The FedInterventionism

07/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
The standard reply of the Fed and its partisans is that any such measures, however marginal, would encroach on the Fed's independence from politics.
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A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve

The FedGold Standard

The fiat money-fueled global economy continues to unravel — just as Austrian economists have long predicted. In A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve , Murray Rothbard masterfully picks apart the arguments made by Keynesians and Monetarists of both parties.
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The Case Against the Fed

The FedMoney and Banks

In this audio book, Rothbard provides a succinct account of the origins of money, showing how money must originate from a commodity.
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Bank Crisis!

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismMoney and Banking

04/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
Why does this domino process affect only banks, and not real estate, publishing, oil, or any other industry that may get into trouble?
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How Banks Go Bust

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and Banking

03/28/2013Mises Daily Articles
Suppose that a convincing orator should go on TV tomorrow, and urge the public: “The banking system of this country is insolvent."
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How the Fed Rules and Inflates

The FedFree MarketsInterventionism

12/14/2012Mises Daily Articles
Rothbard explains with his inimitable style and clarity exactly how the Fed floods the economy with new money.
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