Live After Quit

Why Putin Probably Hasn’t Doomed the Dollar

In this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop look at the economic consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. What has been the damage from America’s weaponization of the dollar? Is Russia likely to return to the gold standard? What may be the fallout in Europe?

Recommended Reading

“Can Government Successfully Counter Recessions Through Expansionary Policies? Don’t Count on It” by Frank Shostak:

“Sanctions against Russia Are the Lockdowns of 2022” by Tho Bishop:

“The Steep Cost of Sanctions for Europe and Russia” by Daniel Lacalle:

“The Economy May Be Finally Peaking, and the Fed Won’t Help Matters” by Brendan Brown:

“Why Sanctions Don’t Work, and Why They Mostly Hurt Ordinary People” by Ryan McMaken:

Be sure to follow Radio Rothbard at