Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth, Poverty, and Morality, provides original reporting and analysis at the intersection of ethics, faith, and economics.

Wealth and Poverty
Scott Powell


Understanding how the dollar became the world's reserve currency is essential in order to grasp currency risk today.
George Gilder states that free market icon Milton Friedman's quantity theory of money "has been proven wrong."
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Ralph Benko writes that "Gilder reveals anew the gold standard's deep scientific foundation."
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Gilder explains why sees in bitcoin the potential to provide a "new infrastructure for the Internet."
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The following is a transcript of a recent talk CWPM Fellow Scott S. Powell gave to a crowd of students at Florida Atlantic University.
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George Gilder: Bitcoin & Gold

On Common Ground: Knowledge, Power, & the Economy

Non-Woolly-Minded Fed Critics Make Points

On Common Ground: The Morality of Capitalism

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Free Market

In 2015, Normalize the Federal Reserve