Expert on rise of fascism has cautionary tale as U.S. debt soars, recession strikes – Professor Voth

Hans-Joachim Voth, Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich, discusses his research on the rise of fascism, budget cuts, and unrest in Europe. He talks about the implications of his research for the United States with David Lin, Anchor and Producer at Kitco News.

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0:00 – Budget cuts and unrest
4:06 – Rise of fascism in Germany
7:43 – Welfare state policies
12:33 – Taxes
15:36 – Implications for the U.S.
21:08 – Sovereign debt and politics
25:03 – Modern Monetary Theory
26:03 – The gold standard
31:32 – Bitcoin standard

#inflation #politics #bitcoin
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