Money, Markets, and Democracy: Politically Skewed Financial by George Bragues

By George Bragues

This e-book bargains a finished research of the ways in which politics and fiscal markets impression each other. during this dating, politics is the last word controlling strength. the types and costs of economic tools that get traded and the members and associations that get to exchange them, let alone the foundations less than which every person trades, are all concerns decisively prompted by means of an array of political variables - occasionally for the higher, yet all too usually for the more serious. The fault for this political skewing of the markets mainly lies with democracy. via its dedication to equality and its inclination in the direction of economic profligacy, democracy hinders the markets from performing as a better strength for social reliable. to mend this skewing of finance, democracy’s troubling traits needs to be squarely confronted and curbed by way of a go back to its financial roots. Democracy needs to reinstall gold on the financial foundations of our monetary markets.

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Victor Morgan, A History of Money, 11; Norman Angell, The Story of Money, 78–79; Glynn Davies, A History of Money, 41–44. 21 Glynn Davies, A History of Money, 38–41; Norman Angell, The Story of Money, 76–77; Lewis Henry Morgan, The League of the Iroquis, Vol. 2, 51–54. 22 Murray Rothbard, A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II (Auburn: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2002), 48.  Victor Morgan, A History of Money, 11–12; Glynn Davies, A History of Money, 36–38.

After its revolution 60 years later, the French would go on to suffer yet another debacle with paper money in the aftermath of its 1789 revolution.  Appleton Century Company, 1933); Niall Ferguson, The Cash Nexus, 146–147; MONEY BEFORE LIBERAL DEMOCRACY 39 than anything that Law had managed to institute with his Banque Royale notes. The new regime found itself inundated with the giddy expectations that revolutions typically foster. At the same time, it had to manage the national debt bequeathed to it by the old monarchical order, a debt which it had decided against defaulting upon for fear of alienating the bond and money markets.

10 of the Constitution, James Madison wrote of the “pestilent effects of paper money” in No. 50 Also influencing people’s monetary thinking at the time was the Mississippi scheme of 1716–1720. Indeed, this affair would resonate up until the early twentieth century in providing a cautionary warning against all proposals to institute a paper money regime. 51 Having moved to London from his Scottish 49 William M. Gouge, A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States (Auburn: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2007), 23.

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