The First Republic Bank Collapse: Systemic Causes & Cures (Ep.99)

We discuss the recent collapse of First Republic Bank, its systemic, institutional causes, and what could be done to resolve these issues overnight. Notes: Analysis: U.S. banks face trillion-dollar reverse repo headache https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/us-banks-face-trillion-dollar-reverse-repo-headache-2022-08-02/ First Republic, he added, “lost so much in deposits, they have to replace that funding somehow, so they’re doing it with borrowing.”… Continue reading The First Republic Bank Collapse: Systemic Causes & Cures (Ep.99)

The SVB Collapse & Banking Basics Explained (Ep.93)

We delve into a detailed discussion into how banking works and what happened during the lead-up to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. A lot of self proclaimed experts are coming out of the woodwork to proclaim another 2008 banking crisis. If you want to make sense of the fog and confusion you should most… Continue reading The SVB Collapse & Banking Basics Explained (Ep.93)

The Truth About The Debt Ceiling Debate (Ep.87)

We discuss the recurring drama surrounding the US government’s debt ceiling, and how a comprehensive understanding of modern monetary theory and public finance can help you eliminate a lot of fog and confusion regarding the topic. Notes: Timcast IRL – Let’s Put An Actual Ceiling On Debt https://timcast.com/video/timcast-irl-letandamp39s-put-an-actual-ceiling-on-debt-shorts/ US warned of defaults https://www.rt.com/business/569848-us-default-debt-limit-hike/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=RSS Dave Brat… Continue reading The Truth About The Debt Ceiling Debate (Ep.87)

The Spontaneous Death Of Globalism – Part 3 (Ep.82)

We continue the discussion of Peter Zeihan’s book “The End of the World is just the Beginning”, focusing on his financial and demographic analysis of the current state of the disintegrating world of global trade, and delving into some observations regarding specific countries around the world. We also share thoughts as to how and why… Continue reading The Spontaneous Death Of Globalism – Part 3 (Ep.82)

The Case For Student Loan Forgiveness (Ep.67)

Nima and Dylan discuss the case for student loan forgiveness and the common arguments made for and against it. What about moral hazard? Why should the taxpayer throw money at irresponsible, lazy students after they made dumb choices? And what about the inevitably ensuing inflation?? Notes: Find all our content & social media at https://irida.tv

How Do Money & Banking Actually Work? (Ep.66)

Dylan and Nima discuss three different theories of money and banking and which one appears to be most accurate, based on a 2018 Rhodes Forum conversation involving Prof. Richard Werner, author of the international bestseller “Princes of the Yen.” Notes: Conversation with Prof. Richard Werner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FT-zyTX2nE Prof. Richard Werner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Werner Princes of the Yen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princes_of_the_Yen… Continue reading How Do Money & Banking Actually Work? (Ep.66)

MMT VS Austrian Economics: Why Do Dollars & Cryptocurrency Have Value? (Ep. 63)

Dylan & Nima discuss the so called Inflation Reduction Act, Modern Monetary Theory, cryptocurrency, Anarcho-capitalism, and many other related topics. Notes: Grand Theft World podcast https://grandtheftworld.com/ Inflation Reduction Act https://taxfoundation.org/inflation-reduction-act/ Find all our content at https://irida.tv

The Conflict Between Labor & Usury – With Dr. E. Michael Jones (Ep.17)

Dr. E. Michael Jones joins us to discuss his book Barren Metal: A History of Capitalism as the Conflict between Labor and Usury and many related topics involving Alchemy, austerity, banking, and monetary history. Notes: Dr. E. Michael Jones’s website & magazine Culture Wars https://culturewars.com/ Barren Metal: A History of Capitalism as the Conflict between… Continue reading The Conflict Between Labor & Usury – With Dr. E. Michael Jones (Ep.17)