2/15/24 Peter St Onge on How the Fed is Making You Poorer

2/15/24 Peter St Onge on How the Fed is Making You Poorer

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Scott is joined by Peter St Onge to talk about how the government uses the Federal Reserve to enrich the politically connected at the expense of everyday people. St Onge explains how we arrived at this crazy economic moment and draws comparisons to the stagflation of the 1970s. He and Scott also talk about the destructiveness of recessions, debunk common myths about inflation and discuss what’s happening in China.

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Peter St Onge is an economist at the Heritage Foundation and a fellow with the Mises Institute. He makes daily videos breaking down economic news. Follow him on Twitter @profstonge

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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