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Farmer Bill and the Great Reset

Summary and Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola: Bill Gates has been buying up farmland across the U.S. He currently owns 242,000 acres of farmland, plus another 27,000 acres of non-agricultural land. His sizable land ownership further strengthens Gates’ already enormous influence over agriculture and food policy. In 2006, Gates launched AGRA together with the Rockefeller […]

Defaulting on the Debt Is the Moral Thing to Do

written by Ryan McMaken september 30, 2021 The US is in the midst of yet another “debate” over the debt ceiling. In the twenty-first century, this is a ritual that Washington politicos and journalists go through every few years when the prospect of default and government shutdown is used as a way to hold Americans […]

What Is Socialism and How Can We Fight It?

Do have the feeling that socialism is bad, but don’t know why or what to do about it? Are you looking for tools to reverse its surging popularity with the younger generations? Then, watch this excellent video by the Mises Institute. It explains the problems with socialism in less than four minutes. More importantly, the […]

The Future of Farming According to Bill Gates

Summary and Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Bill Gates owns a minimum of 242,000 acres of U.S. farmland in Washington, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, California and multiple other states.  Gates has a big vision for all that land, but unfortunately it doesn’t involve organic, biodynamic or regenerative farming methods, which are needed to heal ecosystems and […]

The Biggest Federal Reserve Scandal

written by Ron Paul september 27, 2021 Following revelations that Federal Reserve officials made trades in financial assets while the Fed was taking extraordinary efforts to “stimulate” the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell ordered a review of the Fed’s ethics rules. While these trades appear problematic, they pale in comparison to the biggest Fed […]

The Debt Ceiling Charade and Fed Ass’t Printing

September 26, 2021 The on-going debt ceiling drama is an annual tradition that allows both sides of the political aisle to appear principled and stately in the eyes of their constituents. In reality it is just one giant grandstanding event–pro wrestling for politicians. In 2011, Gary North captured the essence of this ritual melodrama in […]

Coronavirus Crackdowns and the Ratchet Effect

Written by Adam Dick of the Ron Paul Institute One of Robert Higgs’ great contributions to understanding government is his exploration of what he terms the ratchet effect. In a 2011 interview posted at the Mises Institute website, Higgs provided this succinct description of the ratchet effect: In my work, the ratchet effect describes the characteristic way […]