Ron Paul did heroic work this year and last — as he has throughout his career — in constantly reminding people of the need to discuss foundational issues of monetary policy. His work led many people to look up further resources. And what do they find? They find essays and books by Rothbard, Mises, de Soto, and so many others on Mises.org. Here is the world center of good intellectual work on the gold standard.
It took all these years to put together this treasury of writings. We did it, under the inspiration of Murray Rothbard, while hardly anyone else cared about it, or bitterly opposed it. Generous donors supported us in this cause when it was unpopular to do so. But because of the resources devoted to it, these works are all available when they are needed most. This is what it means to do entrepreneurial intellectual work. You write and talk about principles during times when people say what you are doing is ridiculous. Only later is your work seen as visionary.
Why is the gold standard back again as a topic of debate? FULL ARTICLE