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What is Fort Galt? Interview With Founder Gabriel Scheare
September 03, 2017
Gabriel Scheare began mining Bitcoin in 2013 and then moved into real estate development a year later by co-founding Fort Galt, a new start-up village for entrepreneurs. He lives in Valdivia, Chile, near the project build site. ...
Free State Bitcoin Shoppe: Interview With Co-Owner Derrick J. Freeman
August 06, 2017
"I am taking the entrepreneurial route: offering political art and freedom-enhancing tools in exchange for cryptocurrency... Bitcoin is packed with philosophy, whether users are aware of it or not." ...
Freedom for New Hampshire: Jilletta Jarvis Candidate for Governor
July 11, 2017
We have the right to secede and I think that if the people of New Hampshire stood up and said Jilletta, you're our governor we are done and we have whatever percentage of people saying we want you to send this up and we want you to vote for this, then I would s ...
James Jaeger: New Documentary “Mainstream” on The Globalist Agenda in Movies
May 19, 2017
Now governed by just 6 huge conglomerates, Hollywood movies and the New York-based media have become involved with hundreds of predatory, unethical and often times illegal business practices that result in discrimination against talents, crews, executives and w ...
Christian Malanga: New Government Could Free the Congo and Provide Vast Opportunity for Investors
March 24, 2017
When he ran as an opposition candidate for parliament in 2011, Christian Malanga, President of the United Congolese Party, was arrested just days before the election, and held prisoner for almost two weeks. Why? "Because I was preaching what was right, rule ...
Interview: Shawn Perger on the Global Economic Mess, Silver Mining and Chinchillas
September 04, 2016
Interview with Shawn Perger, metals marketing analyst and marketing representative for Chinchillas Silver and parent Golden Arrow. ...
Joe Grosso: Golden Arrow Targets a Promising Mining Merger With Silver Standard in Argentina
June 13, 2016
Joseph Grosso is Executive Chairman, CEO & President of a leading junior mining firm in Argentina, Golden Arrow Resources. He has successfully formed strategic alliances and negotiated with mining industry majors such as Barrick, Teck, Newmont, Viceroy (no ...
Christian Newman: College-Age Libertarian Confronts the Academic Beast
April 17, 2016
Christian Newman is a co-host of Newborn Libertarian Podcast, occasional blogger at LewRockwell.com, and likes to re-read the Candlemaker’s Petition for giggles. Follow him on Twitter @AnCapnCrunch. The Daily Bell: We wanted to speak to you because of yo ...
Anthony Wile: From Personal, Market Preferences to Promising Opportunities
April 03, 2016
Introduction: Anthony Wile is an active investor, business strategist and consultant, financial markets commentator, publisher and author. Having lived and worked in several leading financial centers around the world, he has established an international networ ...
Eric Peters: How Government Ruined Cars
March 27, 2016
Eric Peters started out writing about cars for mainstream media outlets such as The Washington Times, Detroit News and Free Press, Investors Business Daily, The American Spectator, National Review, The Chicago Tribune and Wall Street Journal.  At some point, i ...
James Jaeger: How DC Destroyed Hollywood and What Must Be Done
March 13, 2016
James Jaeger is an award-winning filmmaker who co-founded Matrix Entertainment which has partnered with Bill Van Alen, of Cornerstone Entertainment, Constitutional attorney, Edwin Vieira, Jr., and independent producer, Richard B. Iott, to  produce a series of ...
John W. Whitehead: Politics Don’t Matter, but Your Actions Do
March 06, 2016
John W. Whitehead is an attorney and author who has written, debated and practiced widely in the area of constitutional law and human rights. In 1982, he established The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit civil liberties and human rights organization whose inter ...
William Anderson: US Politics of Price Fixing in a Crumbling Economy.
February 28, 2016
Bill Anderson is a professor of economics at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland. His Ph.D. in economics is from Auburn University, and he serves as an associate scholar with the Mises Institute. He has published numerous articles and papers on ec ...
Simon Black: How to Legally and Strategically Fight Back Against an Out of Control Government
February 15, 2016
Introduction: Simon Black is an international investor, entrepreneur, permanent traveler and self-described free man. He publishes a free daily e-letter at SovereignMan.com. Off the top of his head, Simon can cite the price of beachfront property in Croatia, wh ...
Andrew Hoffman: As Fiat Currencies Collapse Around the World, Gold’s Shine Brightens
February 14, 2016
Introduction: Andrew ("Andy") Hoffman, CFA joined Miles Franklin, one of America's oldest, largest bullion dealers, in October 2011 and serves as Marketing Director. For a decade, he was a US-based buy-side and sell-side analyst, most notably as a ...
Tom Conrad: The Worst Outlook of My Life
February 07, 2016
Introduction: Thomas D. Conrad, Ph.D. is a hedge fund manager and president of Financial Management Corporation. He received his Masters Degree in Accounting, Statistics, and Financial Management from The University of Maryland in 1961 and his Ph.D. in Business ...
Antal Fekete: Resurgence of the Golden Bull
January 31, 2016
Introduction: Professor Antal E. Fekete is an author, mathematician, monetary scientist and educator. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1932, he graduated from the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest in mathematics in 1955. He immigrated to Ca ...
Marc Faber: Precise Outcome Unknown, But It Will Be Negative
January 24, 2016
Introduction: Dr. Marc Faber was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He went to school in Geneva and Zurich and finished high school with the Matura. He studied Economics at the University of Zurich and, at the age of 24, obtained a Ph.D. in Economics magna cum laude. ...
Brandon Smith: The Advantages of Barter and Localism
January 17, 2016
I believe based on my research of social and financial upheaval over the past two centuries that barter networks are the natural inclination of cultures in crisis. Fiat monetary systems and casino-style equities and trade systems cannot be counted upon for more ...
Jack Perry: No Empire Lasts Forever
January 10, 2016
I'd say I've become even more suspicious about the military as a whole since then. I noticed that the military was literally throwing lives away in Iraq and look how the wounded were being treated at Walter Reed, for example. Did you know that around 20 veteran ...
Jay Taylor: Fed Leading Us Into Global Insolvency
December 20, 2015
The fed owns and runs the government, not the other way around. We should know that from what happened to John Kennedy who shortly after issuing Executive Order 11110 was murdered. F. William Engdahl, whom I frequently have on my radio show, has provided powerf ...
James Jaeger: MIDNIGHT RIDE – When Rogue Politicians Call for Martial Law
December 13, 2015
Suffice it to say that if the dollar crashed, it would be total chaos. What would the Globalists do? Well, they would probably try to invoke "emergency powers." MIDNIGHT RIDE goes into the legality of "emergency power" acts as well as the various types of marti ...
Tom Conrad: 'I Wish I Could Say Elections Mattered'
December 06, 2015
We're in a position where what should be positive is actually going to look to many like a negative. For instance, we are well into the political season now in the US and there are differences between the two parties' platforms. Of course, we know that when pol ...
Andy Hoffman: In Unsettled Times, Protect Your Portfolio With Gold
November 29, 2015
I have long maintained – based on empirical proof – that "the dollar's" level is not only not correlated to "gold," but shouldn't even logically have a connection. In fact, two years ago I said the dollar index would surge as the global economy collapsed ...
Terry Coxon: Potential Danger Is in Government Responses
November 22, 2015
Most people survive most catastrophes, including most of the great ones. Most of the people who were affected in fact survived Genghis Khan's invasion, the Black Plague, the fall of Constantinople, the Thirty Years War, the 1918 influenza pandemic and the purge ...
Mark Thornton: Cannabis Legalization Starting to Advance Rapidly
November 15, 2015
In 2016 we expect the UNGASS to issue a harm reduction recommendation where illicit drug consumption and possession would not be criminal acts that could lead to a prison sentence. This is a sane policy position. Prison sentences for illicit drug users are clea ...
Craig Jones: Post-Election Reflections on Cannabis
November 08, 2015
If the Liberal Party follows through as promised, it means the end of cannabis prohibition, which has two major implications: (a) the end of thousands of criminal records for cannabis possession – long understood to be more harmful than the use of cannabis it ...
Gerald Celente: Canary in the Global Economic Mineshaft
November 01, 2015
China is the canary in the global economy's mineshaft and when you look at China and see the growth that it's had, for example, their debt level just as they were joining the World Trade Organization in 2001/2000 it was about $2 trillion. Now we're talking almo ...
Rudi Fronk: All That Glitters With Seabridge Is Gold
October 25, 2015
It is extremely difficult to find gold that is economic to develop. Why would you want to mine it at a price that does not reflect that scarcity? Gold is a store of wealth, the best there is, because of that scarcity. Cash you can get anywhere, you can even pri ...
John Knapp: No Stopping This Cannabis Train Now
October 18, 2015
I think it is clear that this experiment here in Colorado has been an overwhelming success for all stakeholders. Teenage cannabis use is down, prescription pill overdoses are down, crime is down, some have suggested that fatal car crashes are down (although muc ...
Richard Ebeling: Monetary Central Planning and the State
October 11, 2015
The world has been slowly moving away from the idea and practice of direct government central planning after the disasters and corruption experienced and observed in Soviet-style socialist regimes in the twentieth century. But one legacy of the central planning ...
Vern McKinley: Financing Failure – Panic and Lessons Learned … or Not
May 24, 2015
I would say specifically as it relates to my research on the fiscal expenditures for bailouts that right now there is a great deal of strong rhetoric and toughness demonstrated regarding not bailing out institutions that approach failure at some unspecified poi ...
Marc Victor: Increasingly Libertarian World Is a Reason for Optimism
May 17, 2015
Obviously, drug cases have had a huge impact on me because they are victimless crimes and they oftentimes carry mandatory minimum sentences along with them. Sometimes they're ridiculously long, outrageously immoral mandatory minimum sentences. I think it is an ...
Peter Schiff: Investing and Protecting, Internationally – Part 2
April 26, 2015
In a nutshell, people think the financial crisis is in our past. It is not. It is in our future. That was the overture to the opera, the beginning. This thing is far from over. It is the people who didn't understand that crisis that are the ones who think we ha ...
Peter Schiff: Painful Economic Solutions, Bashing Capitalism and Rand Paul Possibilities – Part 1
April 19, 2015
Nobody wants to run on a slogan of 'Vote for me and I will make you take that bad-tasting medicine that will eventually work.' So people want to pretend, 'Yes, just vote for me and I will cut taxes, eliminate waste, fraud and abuse, and the economy is going to ...
Nick Giambruno: Securing Your Assets When Financial Privacy Is Dead
April 12, 2015
DB: Do you truly believe that Western governments have embarked on a coordinated attack on the private lives of their citizens? Nick Giambruno: Not only have they embarked, but they have succeeded in killing off financial privacy. But before we go into details ...
Mark Thornton: UNGASS 2016 and the Enormous Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana
April 05, 2015
I wrote an article for Mises Daily where I pointed out that marijuana legalization in Colorado (and elsewhere) is basically the people nullifying federal and international law. There was a subtle dare in the article to President Obama to use federal resources t ...
Tom Conrad: ‘I’m Looking for a 15 Percent Correction’
March 29, 2015
The long-term trends are not hopeful in the context of traditional modern investing. As we've discussed, there's too much monetary and political influence in the world, too many technocrats trying to tell you what to do. And too much mob rule as well, where you ...
Daniel McAdams: Why Washington Provides Neither Peace Nor Prosperity
March 22, 2015
Anthony Wile: Is Ukraine going to divide into two separate entities? Daniel McAdams: That is not for us to decide. In principle, secession is a commendable pursuit. Our country was founded on secession. The Founders decided that they no longer wanted to be gove ...
Marc Faber: Democracy Is Increasingly Dysfunctional?
March 15, 2015
I think everywhere in the world, not just in Europe but also in the US, voters are increasingly skeptical about whether a "democratic" government is actually looking after their own interest or looking after the people's interest. I think increasingly people re ...
James Turk: Sovereignty Is Under Threat Worldwide
March 08, 2015
Yes, authoritarians and other sociopaths seek one thing above all else – control. Some are satisfied with just dominating the local PTA, but others want to dominate the world. It is just a matter of degree, but these people exist. And they will do whatever th ...
Ten-Year-Old’s Perspective on Money, Taxes and Government
March 01, 2015
Anthony Wile: What are taxes? Jules: Taxes are like an extra tip that goes to the government. So like when you go to a restaurant, half of that money goes to the government and the dinner bill is higher because you have to pay the government. Anthony Wile: Did ...
John Whitehead: Combat Federal Authoritarianism With Human Action and Local Activism
February 22, 2015
Our mission's expanded because the central problems with the government – surveillance, swat team raids, innocent citizens getting shot – all those things have expanded. Most of those issues, when the Rutherford Institute was founded some 30 years ago, didn ...
James Jaeger: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hollywood Economics – and More
February 15, 2015
I see the main issue as the continued expansion of the welfare and warfare state. The national debt is now $16.8 trillion and it was about $8.5 trillion when I made FIAT EMPIRE in 2006. It looks like the bankers are winning. I thus think the only way this debt ...
John Knapp: A Pioneer in Medicinal Cannabis Shares Valuable Insights in a Profitable and Fast-Growing Field
February 08, 2015
I think we just need a little more time for things to gain momentum on the federal level. The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and the Marijuana Industry Group (MIG) both bring an incredible amount of credibility and organization to this effort. Wi ...
Jay Taylor: Super Deflationary Depression May Be Looming
February 01, 2015
The biggest issue facing the Western world today is "counterfeit money." Central bankers are doing exactly what mafia dons are thrown in jail for doing, namely creating counterfeit money. They create money out of nothing, which then is multiplied many times ove ...
Peter Boettke: The Transformative Rise of Austrian Economics
January 25, 2015
Economic policy determines the wealth and poverty of nations … The fundamental cause of a nation's economic fate is not to be found in geography, or resource abundance, but in the ideas and institutions that define that system. Private property, freedom of tr ...
William J. Watkins Jr.: Our Patent Mess and the Misery of Its ‘Trolls’
January 18, 2015
We have this issue now with patent law where we have a number of entities out there that aren't making any products, don't want to make a product but what they want to do is acquire dated patents, older patents, and then come up with a legal claim that some oth ...
Dr. Antal Fekete: Blowing Up Modern Austrian Economics … in a Good Way
January 11, 2015
Gold coins are the most marketable instruments known to man. Its holder can trade on the best terms possible. Gold bills are the second most marketable instruments. Demand for them is virtually unlimited. Banks overflowing with gold coins scramble to expel them ...
Wade Davis: The War on Drugs Is a Predictable Failure
January 04, 2015
Like everything else in the process of social change, it doesn't happen overnight. Consider, for example, the environmental movement. When we were kids, just getting people to stop throwing garbage out of the car window was considered a great environmental vict ...
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