Podcast: Luke Nichter on the Nixon Tapes, Withdrawing from Bretton Woods, and the End of the Gold Standard

Podcast: Luke Nichter on the Nixon Tapes, Withdrawing from Bretton Woods, and the End of the Gold Standard

On August 15, 1971, President Nixon gave a televised address to the American people, explaining America’s new economic policy. (Associated …read more

The Burden of Bretton Woods

The Burden of Bretton Woods

“Only a truly convincing shift to new policies of prudence and restraint can accomplish this all-important …read more

The Challenge of Peace: President Nixon’s New Economic Policy

The Challenge of Peace: President Nixon’s New Economic Policy

The Challenge of a Peacetime Economy “The time has come for a new economic policy,” insisted President Nixon in an address …read more

President Nixon’s Promotion of Black Enterprise

President Nixon’s Promotion of Black Enterprise

The U.S. economy’s roots in the free market require the participation of businesses of all sizes in order to achieve …read more

Early Groundwork for Entitlement Reforms

Early Groundwork for Entitlement Reforms

By Marshall Garvey As President Obama and congressional Republicans debate how to handle entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare, many …read more

The Importance of Youth Employment Carries On

The Importance of Youth Employment Carries On

On Wednesday, the White House released a statement concerning the Obama administration’s focus on youth employment, primarily during the summer …read more

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

President Nixon with conscripted troops in S. Vietnam, 1969. This month marks 40 years since the formal transition from mandatory, conscripted …read more