Economics and History

This list is a collection of resources that made me think outside the box and/or taught me something valuable. It doesn’t mean that I completely agree with the person or people or message. I make no assertion regarding the validity of any of it…that’s on you.

The real trick is happening where you’re not looking. ‘The conjurer’ by Hieronymus Bosch, painted between 1496 and 1520, is now at the Musée Municipal, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. Photo: Public Domain / Wikimedia.

John Pilger – Excellent documentaries, as well as information on propaganda.

The Nation: Peak Oil and a Changing Climate VIDEO SERIES (from 2011…watch the Dimtry Orlov interview first) 

New BRICS Currency Boosts Gold & Destroys Dollar – Jim Rickards

Seachange: a complete transformation, a radical change of direction in attitude, goals . . . (Grammarist) by Oaktree

U.S Dollar’s Role In The Global Energy Crisis | Luke Gromen This is an excellent interview covering the history of the 1944 Bretton Woods monetary meeting (two choices), what followed as a consequence, and the implications it has for today.

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, Final Report of the National Commission on the Causes of the Financial and Economic Crisis in the United States

The Current Cold War, Putin’s Complete Strategy, and Geopolitics

Myrmikan Research July 2022

In Gold We Trust Report May, 2022

Why raising interest rates to reduce inflation may work out very badly

ENERGY CLIFF: The Coming Depression That Will Never End

Paper Gold Price Manipulation—Rigged to Fail

Peter Hambro: BIS, Central Banks Are Rigging Gold Market Using Bullion Banks’ Paper Gold

There’s No Tomorrow (limits to growth & the future)

The MacGuffin, Part 1

The West Needs WWIII – Martin Armstrong

Farmers on the Brink (Doomberg)

Economic Warning! Russia & Energy = Imminent Financial/Economic Disaster

Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order by Ray Dalio

The Gold Observer: German Central Bank Doesn’t Rule Out Gold Revaluation

David Rosenthal, co-founder of Nvidia, talks about the issues with Bitcoin and Crypto

Was Jonestown a CIA Medical Experiment? by Michael Meiers

Steve St. Angelo: Energy Crisis will Drive Gold to New Highs

The Problem With NFTs – This is the two hour documentary on the crypto fraud that everyone needs to watch. Truly brilliant research

Whitepaper – China’s Global Supply Chain: How Chinese Communism Threatens American Interests

Every single Bitcoin transaction—even buying a latte—consumes over $100 in electricity, says a new report – One of the reasons why China banned cryptocurrencies. China is facing a national energy crisis, fueled by emission mandates, coal shortages, and trade restrictions with Australia. The last thing they want is cryptowaste.

Doomberg: All Crises Lead to the Great Reset

Dumpster Fire Blazing on the Frontier of a Dark Age

The Golden Thread | Trailer

The Golden Thread: Episode 1, The Next Frontier

The Golden Thread: Episode 2, Unlocking the Extraordinary

The Golden Thread: Episode 3, Making Meaning

The Golden Thread: Episode 4, Transforming Life

The Golden Thread: Episode 5, The Spark

The Looming Collapse of the Dollar (this is a Christian show)

Steve St. Angelo: The World is Heading for an Energy Cliff

Experiment in Autobiography by H.G. Wells (published in 1934) – H. G. Wells wrote this in his 1934 Experiment in Autobiography. And then he went on to write The New World Order in 1939.

The New World Order by H.G. Wells (published in 1939)

Declaration of the Rights of Man by H.G. Wells

America Abroad: The Birth of the Global Nation: The Birth of the Global Nation (July 20, 1992)

Renewing the United Nations System (published in July, 1994) – laying the groundwork for the coming one-world government

China, Wall Street and the New Global Economy with James Corbett

The History of the Great American Fortunes – Gustavus Myers

On Contact: The legacy of corporate Democrats

Marc Cohodes tells his incredible story as a fraud detective and much more

Dr. Stephen Leeb on Gold

Luke Gromen (Stagflation Time Bomb, Money Printing, Gold Manipulation, Afghanistan Macro Fallout)


My View of the Nixon Shock (May 28, 2021)

WTF Happened in 1971? (an interesting view of recent history with charts)

China’s Digital Yuan Comes With An Expiration Date (April 14, 2021)

The Cultural Consequences of Fiat Money | Jörg Guido Hülsmann (Fascinating for people like me who are interested in culture)

Matthew Piepenburg Interview March 20, 2021 on King World News

Massive Shorts on 10-year Treasury Taking Out the Repo Market

Happy New Year! (2021) The Achilles’ Heel of the Paper Gold Market

A long essay for understanding the big picture – Financialization and the Road to Zero  (September, 2020)

Excellent interview with Danielle DiMartino Booth (April 10, 2020)

The Coming War on China – True Story Documentary Channel (January, 2020)

CNBC’s full interview with legendary short seller Jim Chanos

We borrowed from the future, and now it’s over (Catherine Austin Fitts)

20 years later — A Freegold project interview with FOFOA  (March, 2020)

The Allegory of the Hawk and Serpent by Artemis Capital Management Audio Version. The written version is also available with charts. (January, 2020)

An Explanation of the Repo Market by Yanasa Ama Ranch (December 16, 2019)

Unlocked — Matt and Will discuss the life and career of Elliot Abrams, the newly appoints “special envoy” to Venezuela, with The Intercept’s Jon Schwarz (February 7, 2019)

Grant Williams in Conversation with Anthony Deden | Full Real Vision Interview (Video from July 5, 2018)

Latino USA: Puerto Rico’s Financial Storm | Specials | WNYC (Podcast from June 26, 2018)

The End of America – full documentary – Naomi Wolf (January, 2016)

The Hidden Secrets of Money by Mike Maloney (Videos with various episodes and dates)

The Secret World of Gold Documentary

Global Financial Meltdown — One Of The Best Financial Crisis Documentary Films (Video from November 23, 2013)

The Rockefellers by Edward Jay Epstein (2011)

How the Economic Machine Works in 30 minutes (Video by Ray Dalio)

Charlie Rose: Sir James Goldsmith Interview – 11-15-1994 (Sir James Goldsmith discusses the ramifications of free-trade agreements that were about to take place in 1994, GATT)

61. Note From the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Finance and Development (Weintraub) to the Under Secretary of the Treasury for Monetary Affairs , Paul Volcker (Washington, March 6, 1974)

Nixon Ends Bretton Woods International Monetary  System (August 15, 1971)

Biblical Economics & Finance: Part 1—An Introduction to Wealth – excellent eight-part series on sound money

Five Ways the Bible and Economic Principles Are Connected

The Biblical Case Against Inflation by Dr. Judd W. Patton, Ph.D. – originally written in June, 1983 (This was taken offline, but I downloaded it).

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