AMERICAN PRINCIPLES PROJECT

AMERICAN PRINCIPLES PROJECT

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The mission of American Principles Project is to preserve and propagate the fundamental principles on which our country was founded — universal principles, embracing the notion that we are all created equal, endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights, and among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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MONETARY DISCIPLINE RETURNS TO THE POLICY HORIZON AT JACKSON HOLE SUMMIT

Money has become so far removed from public debate that everyday citizens seem to have forgotten the importance that the Federal Reserve plays in their lives and in their futures. That’s why, this past weekend down the road from where the Kansas City Fed held its yearly Economic Policy Symposium, Atlas Network partner the Americ...

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MONETARY MANIPULATION WON’T BRING ABOUT STABILITY

As the world carefully watches the markets after a large decline in the stock market, a group of central bankers is meeting in Wyoming to decide what sort of monetary manipulation should be enacted next. Another group is also gathered in Wyoming this week, including the likes of Judy Shelton, co-director of Atlas Network’s Sound...

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INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SANITY WOULD COMBAT CURRENCY DEBASEMENT

When China’s central bank devalued its currency last week, it effectively flooded international markets with artificial price signals that are based on manipulation rather than on production efficiency or quality. This type of arbitrary government discretion over the value of money is symptomatic of a larger flaw in worldwide mo...

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SOUND MONEY PROJECT PANEL EXPLORES MORALITY OF MONETARY POLICY

Monetary policies that effectively rob hardworking citizens of wealth and potential prospects are not only economically unsound, but also immoral, according to a panel discussion hosted by Atlas Network’s Sound Money Project on Monday at the Penn Club of New York City. In a discussion titled “Cronyism and the Morality of Sound M...

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NEW GILDER BOOK MAKES STRONG CASE FOR SOUND MONEY

For more than a century, the U.S. Federal Reserve has manipulated the money supply, ostensibly with the goal of steering the economy away from extreme booms and busts. In practice, however, central banks exacerbate the very problems they purport to fix, spurring the misallocation of capital in the wrong sectors of the economy, i...

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OKLAHOMA LAW ESTABLISHES GOLD AND SILVER AS LEGAL TENDER

Last week, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed Senate Bill 862 into law, affirming that gold and silver coins are to be treated as legal tender in the state of Oklahoma. While this treatment of gold and silver would seem self-evident, noting Article I, Section 10 of the U.S. Constitution, precious metals in Oklahoma were previously...

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