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Why Gold? (Classic)

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Judy Shelton testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee during a February hearing on her nomination to the Federal Reserve's board of governors. A slim majority in the Senate is expected to confirm Shelton this week. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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Libertarian Summer Camp

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How The Gold Standard Fueled The Great Depression

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