Antal E. Fekete

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Seventy-five years ago this month Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States. Within days after swearing to uphold the U.S. Constitution, through a Presidential Proclamation he closed the U.S. Mint...
The IMF as the linchpin of the fixed exchange rate regime
Jeff Frieden is professor at Harvard focusing his research on the politics of international monetary and financial relations. He has been quoted as saying that, if once more on a gold standard,
Barron Young Smith is a financial journalist whose piece What Would Happen If We Adopted the Gold Standard? is appended below. He describes Ron Paul’s campaign to restore Constitutional money in the U.S. as being “populist”. He adds insult...
People tend to think in terms of black-and-white. Many of my correspondents think that either hyperinflation or deflation is in store for the dollar; tertium non datur (no third possibility given). I would say tertium datur. The third...
Even the most rabid silver bugs admit the possibility that the Chinese are the Big Silver Shorts. This suggests that the Big Gold Shorts are also governments. Neither are naked by any stretch of the imagination. The double whammy of gold...
Anatole Kaletsky is the author of the most recent Anti-Gold Gospel (www.gavekal.com, January 21, 2008.) He is an establishment journalist, Associate Editor (formerly Economics Editor) of The Times. He says that he instinctively dislikes...
Now that the sound of cork-popping and other signs of celebrating the New Year, and the new record highs in the price of gold, are dying down, some questions arise the answering of which brooks no delay. How high is high? Is it the nominal...
The World Game was created in 1961 by Nobel Laureate Buckminster Fuller. The intent of the game was "to make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or...
Dear Fellow Deviants, Dear Fellow Travelers standing by for the next flight to Genius, Ladies and Gentlemen: Synergy Be With You!

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Small amounts of natural gold were found in Spanish caves used by the Paleolithic Man about 40,000 B.C.