Blog/Ancient Economies

Money Has Always Been What Was Available

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, most of the people in the gold community say you are wrong and gold has always been money. Would you care to respond? ANSWER: If you want [...]

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Plagues & Changes in Economics — The Hunt for Taxes

QUESTION: I assume you have studied this hunt for money government goes through. Has it always ended in the collapse of [...]

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Neofeudalism vs. Socialism

QUESTION:  Martin, Your grasp (and evidently the computer’s) of historical forces–the Shakespearen drama of it all–is awesome. But you seem more [...]

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Our Nemesis – Sovereign Debt Crisis

Nemesis & Justice in Pursuit QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I wanted to thank you for the conference in Berlin. It was my first time attending. I cannot wait for the [...]

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Our Nemesis – The Sovereign Debt Crisis

Nemesis & Justice in Pursuit QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I wanted to thank you for the conference in Berlin. It was my first time attending. I cannot wait for the [...]

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The Real Reason Inflation Unfolds

QUESTION: Dear Mr Armstrong, Thank you EVER SO MUCH for everything that you do even for ordinary folks like me who are not traders but just want to have a good [...]

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“For Auld Lang Syne”

January is named after the Roman god Janus who we still celebrate on New Year’s Eve. Janus is pictured with two faces whereby one looks at the past and the [...]

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They Fled After the Fall of Rome

After the fall of Rome, monks fled to a small island off the coast of Ireland known as Skellig Michael (also known as Sceilig Mhichíl).What you may not be aware of [...]

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Rome's Financial Crisis 218-202 BC?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I read that the first monetary crisis in Rome took place 218-202 BC claiming the currency collapsed. I never saw you make such a claim so I [...]

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"Cry 'Havoc !' and Let Slip the Dogs of War"

COMMENT: Mr Armstrong; I am a reformed goldbug who was naive to put it mildly but my wife called it stupidity. You have been correct and they have been wrong but [...]

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