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5-Step Plan to Restore Economic Growth through Stable Dollar Released Today by Lewis E. Lehrman, Investor and Historian

Lewis E. Lehrman, former member of President Ronald Reagan’s 1981 United States Gold Commission responds to the recurrent economic crises of the last century, outlining a new 5-step plan to restore economic growth through a stable dollar.

Lewis E. Lehrman, former member of President Ronald Reagan’s 1981 United States Gold Commission responds to the recurrent economic crises of the last century, outlining a 5-step plan for America’s leadership on how the United States can transition from the present unstable paper dollar to a stable dollar as good as gold. This is drawn from his book The True …Read more

Lewis E. Lehrman, Renowned Investor and Historian, Chairman of the Lehrman Institute, Releases Plan to Restore Economic Growth Through a Stable Dollar

The True Gold Standard: A Monetary Reform Plan without Official Reserve Currencies responds to the recurrent economic crises of the last century, outlining a detailed proposal for America’s leadership on How We Get from Here to There.  That is, how we get from the present unstable paper dollar to a stable dollar as good as gold. The latest cycle of economic boom, panic, and bust is linked to the life and death of the unstable, post-World War II Bretton Woods monetary system.  First came the crisis-ridden gold-dollar system from 1944 to 1971.  Then came the rise of floating …Read more

America Needs a Gold Standard

Washington, D.C.—Today marks the 40th anniversary of President Nixon removing the U.S. from the gold standard.  American Principles in Action and The Lehrman Institute, joined by a host of leading experts and economists, issued the following statement: “The U.S. government made a tremendous mistake in severing the tie between the dollar and gold 40 years ago today. President Nixon’s decision to invalidate the Bretton Woods monetary agreement and let the dollar become a paper-based currency set the stage for significant economic turmoil, including the high inflation of the 1970s and …Read more

40th Anniversary of “Nixon Shock” Recalls Drastic Economic Effects That Persist Today

President Richard Nixon's fateful decision to end dollar-to-gold convertibility is memorialized in a new blog series from TheGoldStandardNow.org. August 15 marks the 40th anniversary of the “Nixon Shock,” President Nixon’s decision to abolish dollar-to-gold convertibility in the United States, effectively ending the last remnants of the gold standard. To mark this event, TheGoldStandardNow.org is featuring a blog series in eight parts, aimed at enlightening people to the events leading up to this fateful pronouncement, with insight from the key players involved. In the early 1970s, …Read more

Executive Director Andresen Blom Appointed as Advisor to The Gold Standard Now

Andresen Blom, Executive Director of the American Principles Project, has recently been appointed as an Advisor for TheGoldStandardNow.org. Andresen Blom has been appointed as an Advisor to TheGoldStandardNow.org, a project of The Lehrman Institute. Institute founder and chairman Lewis E. Lehrman said: “Andresen Blom is the distinguished executive director of the American Principles Project of which Professor Robert George of Princeton is the founder and Sean Fieler the chairman.  He is deeply respected for the major role he has played in Hawaiian politics as a values oriented political …Read more
 

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