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FAQ on the Gold Standard

Policy Director for the American Principles in Action, Jeff Bell, answers some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the gold standard.  … Read more

Jeff Bell and the Grandson Example

Jeff Bell answers the question "how would you explain the gold issue to your grandson?" and discusses monetary policy.  … Read more

Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

"Fight of the Century" is the new economics hip-hop music video by John Papola and Russ Roberts at In this video, Keynes and Hayek weigh in on these central questions. Do we need more government spending or less? What's the evidence that government spending promotes prosperity in troubled times? Can war or natural disasters paradoxically be good for an economy in a slump? Should more spending come from the top down or from the bottom up? What are the ultimate sources of prosperity? Keynes and Hayek never agreed on the answers to these questions and they still don't. Let's listen to …Read more

April 16, 2011 Des Moines, Iowa Tea Party Rally

At the April 16, 2011 Tea Party Rally held  in Des Moines, Iowa -- Ralph Benko, an advisor to The Gold Standard Now as well as a senior policy advisor with the Gold Standard initiative of the American Principles Project spoke about the need for the United States to adopt the gold standard once again.  … Read more

Just the Facts: Reagan Economics and the Gold Standard

Ralph Benko discusses the gold standard, the principles of a strong economy and Reagan’s economics and gold standard approach.

There have been three great waves of economic growth under the Reagan doctrine, the Kemp doctrine and supply side economics: Reagan’s cutting marginal tax rates, Clinton’s free trade and welfare reform, and Bush’s tax cuts. We have a wonderful opportunity to engineer a fourth great wave of prosperity by bringing in the gold standard. —Ralph Benko
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