If the Dollar Dies: A Shopping List for Bartering

Written by Gary North on March 21, 2012

Maybe you have read that things are so bad in Greece that middle class people are turning to barter to get what they need. Things that anyone can buy cheaply today will be valuable in a time of inflation and price controls. Common items will get scarce. It’s also important to recognize that we can’t […]

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Black Markets and Local Supplies

Written by Gary North on March 7, 2012

What is a black market. It is defined as a market for goods that have been placed under controls by the government. Central banks can create digital money. But we cannot eat digital money. Governments cannot create wealth. They can restrict its sale for political purposes. This leads to the creation of black markets. The […]

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