Blog/Europe’s Economic History
PRIVATE BLOG – Will Europe Enter a Death Spiral?
PRIVATE BLOG – Will Europe Enter a Death Spiral? Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn more, [...]Read More
What is Really the Foundation of Money?
COMMENT: Martin, After several years of reading your blog, I have concluded that Socrates’ prognostications appear to be spot on. I also share your assertion [...]Read More
Shortage of Bread Contributed to French Revolution
Food shortages have historically contributed to revolutions more so than just international war. Poor grain harvests led to riots as far back as 1529 in the French [...]Read More
May 8th & New UK Legislation This Week – Build Back Better
COMMENT: Marty; Here in Britain May 8th will prove to be important. This is the week that Johnson announced he would introduce his new legislation to “build [...]Read More
Was Genoa the Best form of Government?
Genoa 1481 COMMENT: Dear Martin, Thank you for your work. It is not anymore about the economy but about surviving through the mayhem that is on the horizon. Thank [...]Read More
Edmonton & the 7th Century
QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong…HOW DARE YOU!!!!!???? My brother lives in Edmonton, AB where the surface air temperature is a refreshing -23F as of 6:30 pm MST this [...]Read More
Legarde & Green Bonds
QUESTION: Marty; Why is Legarde pitching Euro Green Bonds when they lose money? JL ANSWER: If she can use the climate change nonsense to shame Germany into [...]Read More
Happy Easter – But Why Do We Call it Easter
Easter is historically the most confusing holiday. Besides the calculation being complex, the traditions are also a blend of various different cultures. I have [...]Read More
The Treasure Fleet that Sunk & Set in Motion the Decline of Spain
There is little doubt that Spain was once the Financial Capital of the West. Their discovery of America produced mountains of gold and silver to the point that they [...]Read More
QUESTION: Can you shed any light on the history of money in Portugal. There seems to be scant discussion of this subject. Thank you ANSWER: The first coinage of [...]Read More