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Ending Fiat Money Won’t Destroy the State

by Ryan McMaken via Mises Institute Lee esto en Español A certain meme has become popular among advocates of both gold and cryptocurrencies. This is the “Fix the money, fix the world” meme. This slogan is based on the idea that by switching to some commodity money—be it crypto or metal—and abandoning fiat currency, the […]

Cryptocurrency Edition: Remy Rapping Finance 101

Don’t be fooled. Cryptocurrencies, like Dogecoin or even Bitcoin, should not be considered a hedge against inflation or economic calamity. These digital creations tend to act more like “risk-on” assets, and the speculative frenzy surrounding them has certainly been fueled by the Federal Reserve’s massive and reckless money printing. Cryptos are an definitely interesting and […]