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Barry Eichengreen vs. Paul Ryan

Barry Eichengreen

One thing that Barry does not note is that real Randites--like Paul Ryan was, or at least claimed to be, back in 2005--are opposed to the whole financial apparatus that keeps us from having to carry bars of gold around: fractional-reserve banking, paper money, credit cards, checks, bills-of-exchange--they don't like it…