Gold, Peace, and Prosperity
by Ron Paul
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2011
Number of pages: 111
Ron Paul has been the leading champion of sound money in the Congress. Here he explains why sound money means a new gold standard. The monograph is written in the clearest possible terms with the goal of explaining the basics of paper money and its effects of inflation, business cycles, and government growth.
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