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The Secret to Restoring the American Dream | George Gilder
Posted: Wed. June 15, 2016, 7:44am PT

George Gilder, a founding member of the Board of Advisors for the Independent Institute, discussed his latest book The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does on June 7, 2016.

Can the American jobs machine ever be restarted? Can parents once again have confidence that their children will enjoy a standard of living higher than their own? Yes! The secret to putting the U.S. back on the path to widespread prosperity, according to Gilder, is to eliminate the economic booms and busts that have crushed the middle class and working people alike.

Drawing on his new book, The Scandal of Money, Gilder will explain why America needs a monetary system free of government monopoly and the manipulations of a central bank—a system in which gold-based money and blockchain technology can work in concert to fulfill the amazing potential of the information economy and make good on the promise of the American dream.

Recorded: Tue. June 7, 2016
Experts: George F. Gilder
Type: Institute Events
Issues: Banking and Finance, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Freedom, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation

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