Nov 4, 2012
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Hugo Salinas Price: On the use of gold coins as money
Hugo Salinas Price, president of the Mexican Civic Association for Silver, writes that gold has gotten too valuable to be used as everyday money but silver remains well-suited for that and particularly for savings by ordinary people. Of course for almost a decade now Salinas Price and his group have been urging Mexico's government to issue an undemoniated silver coin whose official value in pesos would be quoted daily by the Mexican central bank and would never be reduced. He is optimistic about the chances that the Mexican Congress will enact such legislation next year. Salinas Price's commentary is headlined "On the Use of Gold Coins as Money" and it's posted at the civic association's Internet site here:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
November 4, 2012
Compiled 21:45 GMT
Compiled 21:45 GMT
By MICHAEL R. GORDON and ERIC SCHMITT
The Pentagon's Africa Command, based in Germany, lacked a quick-response force to send to Libya when American diplomatic posts came under attack in Benghazi.
By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ
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By JENNA WORTHAM
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By ANNE APPLEBAUM
If enough people are determined, they can destroy ancient and seemingly permanent legal, political, educational and religious institutions that are essential to civil society.
By MEGHAN DAVIDSON LADLY
A support group in Lahore for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pakistanis aims to give a safe space to members as more try to gain family support, even in a climate of religious conservatism.
Changing of the Guard
By JANE PERLEZ
Xi Jinping will take the helm of a more confident China than the United States has ever known.
By SALMAN MASOOD
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the death of Fateh Khan, a member of the Awami National Party, and five others in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province.