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The Case for Gold by Ron Paul

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The Case for Gold
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Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
ISBN/ASIN: B000XG8T40
Number of pages: 243

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The book covers the history of gold in the United States, explains that its breakdown was caused by governments, and explains the merit of having sound money: prices reflect market realities, government stays in check, and the people retain their freedom. It still holds up as an excellent blueprint for moving beyond paper money and into the age of sound money. In particular, Ron favors complete monetary freedom to use any commodity as money, to make contracts in any money, and an end to the monopolization and printing power of the Federal Reserve.

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