10 episodes

A macro economic and geopolitics show. Each episode we will discuss topics of the day in an entertaining way. Freedom, populism, socialism, sound money, gold and bitcoin are all big topics for us.

AK Global Ansel Lindner

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A macro economic and geopolitics show. Each episode we will discuss topics of the day in an entertaining way. Freedom, populism, socialism, sound money, gold and bitcoin are all big topics for us.

    Outtakes: Gold Bug Rants - AK6.3

    Outtakes: Gold Bug Rants - AK6.3

    Very simple episode where we candidly share our frustrations with gold bugs and Austrian economists. While we are frustrated we share their core views of the world and think they have it right except for bitcoin. Enjoy.

    • 17 min
    Communications, Transportation and Education - AK6.2

    Communications, Transportation and Education - AK6.2

    Full show notes: http://akglobal.libsyn.com

    Description:
    In the current zeitgeist we are told that capitalism is failing us as well as being responsible for the increasing wealth gap between the “haves and the have nots.”  We will use the 10 planks of Karl Marx’ Communist Manifesto (1848) to try and ascertain if the US truly is a capitalist nation or if it is far more Marxist than people are lead to believe.

    Topics include:
    Communication
    Transportation
    Education
    Bitcoin

    • 35 min
    Discussions on the Communist Manifesto - AK6.1

    Discussions on the Communist Manifesto - AK6.1

    https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/ch02.htm

    1. Abolition of property to public purposes. 
    2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
    3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance.
    4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.
    5. Centralisation of credit in the hands of the state, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly.

    Detailed show notes available at https://akglobal.libsyn.com/website

    • 41 min
    The Financial Wildfire is Coming - AK5.3

    The Financial Wildfire is Coming - AK5.3

    News regarding the repo market has died down as of late; however, things have gotten interesting despite the lack of headlines.  We give an update on the repo market with special attention to the Fed’s extensions of policy. We briefly discuss QE (quantitative easing) in the form of treasury purchases. Then dive into how and why the Fed's policies are dangerous, and how bitcoin & gold are better to build a financial system on.

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    • 17 min
    Repos, Dollars, Gold, and Demographics - AK5.2

    Repos, Dollars, Gold, and Demographics - AK5.2

    In this second part of AK5 Kent and Ansel finish up the discussion about the Repo market and dive into related topics regarding the future.

    Topics include:
    USTs becoming toxic
    Wealth effect of dollars
    Bitcoin flipping gold
    Expat choices
    Investing in Russia
    Population and demographic trends

    • 31 min
    The Sad State of the Repo Market - AK5.1

    The Sad State of the Repo Market - AK5.1

    The repo market has been in the news lately with the Fed intervening for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis to shore up liquidity problems.  We explain how the repo market works, go over the timeline of events in the market thus far, and discuss its wider implications.

    • 35 min

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