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How to Defeat ISIS

By the late 1930s, the leaders of National Socialist Germany were faced with a dilemma. By a blend of putting able bodied men into the military, other workers in the defense industries, and patriotic propaganda, they had succeeded in energizing … Continue reading

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Do equities (and real estate) give you inflation protection? by Detlev Schlichter

Not necessarily, is the short answer to Schlichter’s question. Schlichter uses the German hyperinflation of the 1920s as a example of how equities and real estate can be hammered by inflation. ‘Confronted with the possibility that the endgame of the … Continue reading

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From Mises Daily: Starvation and Military Keynesianism: Lessons from Nazi Germany

“Starvation and Military Keynesianism: Lessons from Nazi Germany” was published last week but somehow I overlooked it. I thank Power and Market for alerting me to this article. [1] The author, Julian Adorney, points out that jobs in an of … Continue reading

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90 Years Ago: The End of German Hyperinflation by Thorsten Polleit

“90 Years Ago: The End of German Hyperinflation” is a succinct outline of the causes, consequences, and end of the infamous German hyperinflation of the early 1920s. ‘The central problem for sorting out the monetary mess was the Reichsbank itself. … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden, Patriotism, and National Socialist Germany

Jacob Hornberger of The Future of Freedom Foundation wrote an excellent article about patriotism versus conscience and how it relates to Edward Snowden today and National Socialist Germany [1] in the past. Hornberger notes that the difference between a patriot … Continue reading

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Andy Duncan Interviews Patrick Barron

From Patrick Barron’s blog: ‘Patrick Barron has been a consultant to the banking industry since 1985. He teaches Bank Management Simulation at the Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin, Madison and Austrian Economics at the University of Iowa.’ Here … Continue reading

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Links: 20121023

Who Is Plotting to Steal Your Pension? – “A huge pool of money lies just beyond the grasp of government’s itching fingers: private pension funds. Various money-grab schemes have been floated, including a legal requirement that all private pension funds … Continue reading

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