July 14, 2014 Print

In her latest article in the Weekly Standard, Atlas Network Senior Fellow and Sound Money Project Co-Director Dr. Judy Shelton summons U.S. leaders to "consider profound monetary reform to establish the reliability of America’s currency and help build a new international monetary system," and not invoke "sound money" as a mere platitude. Dr. Shelton challenges us to ask ourselves if the soundness of the dollar should be "subordinated to other policy objectives, as determined by a small committee of Federal Reserve officials meeting in Washington, D.C., eight times a year?” She also asks if "private individuals make better economic and financial decisions if they knew the value of the dollar was not slated to deteriorate annually by some unknown percentage?" Read her answers and the full article here.