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Category Archives: Austrian

The Bernanke Bust, the Why How and When

To readers of THE CONTRARIAN TAKE, it will come as no surprise that we are fond of the Austrian School’s take on monetary matters, specifically the unintended consequences of monetary largesse – economic busts. To Austrians, ALL economic “booms” founded on monetary largesse ALWAYS end in economic busts, roughly equal in size and intensity to […]

British Columnist vs. Ron Paul’s View of Central Banking

from by Gary North March 9, 2012 A columnist for the London Telegraph admitted that he had a deadline to meet, but he had nothing much to say. Then he proved it. I doubt his audience had any idea what he was talking about when Ron Paul, the US presidential hopeful, declared that “we […]

ReasonTV: Experimental Economist Vernon Smith on the Housing Bubble, Adam Smith, and Libertarianism

Vernon Smith is a pioneer, discovering a whole new way to study economics and winning a Nobel Prize for doing so. Smith sat down with’s Nick Gillespie to discuss a variety of topics, including growing up in Kansas during the Great Depression, his ideological journey from socialist to libertarian, how and why some of […]

ReasonTV: Happy 99th Birthday, Milton Friedman! A tribute to the late, great economist

There’s no way to appreciate fully the contributions of Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman (1912-2006), who would have turned 99 years old this weekend, to the growth of libertarian ideas and a free society. This is the man, after all, who introduced the concept of school vouchers, documented the role of government monopolies on money […]

ReasonTV: 3 Reasons Why The Debt-Ceiling Debate is Full of Malarkey

It is all one big joke and it is on you and I: Buy physical silver and storable food.

ReasonTV: Austrian Economics and Pedagogy

Buy physical silver and storable food.