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Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas

Sprott Money

Contributor since: 10 Nov 2015

Biography

Jeff is British and resides in the Caribbean. The son of an economist and historian, he learned early to be distrustful of governments as a general principle. Although he spent his career creating and developing businesses, for eight years, he penned a weekly newspaper column on the theme of limiting government.

  • This Is Where I Get Off

    Published 25 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money November 25, 2016 We began writing on the War on Cash some time ago, when it was still just a…

  • Viva la Revolucion?

    Published 04 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money November 3, 2016 In every country where a revolution has taken place (whether it be a "soft" revolution, or a…

  • Predicting the Efficacy of a Coming Revolution

    Published 09 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money June 8, 2016 In much of what was once called "the free world," governments and economies are in the throes…

  • The First Casualty Is Truth

    Published 06 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money May 5, 2016 In the fifth century BC, Greek dramatist Aeschylus said, "In war, truth is the first casualty." Quite…

  • There Might Be Dragons (The Fear of Internationalization)

    Published 02 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money April 28, 2016 In the early sixteenth century, the Hunt-Lenox globe was drawn, showing uncharted (and presumably dangerous) areas, marked…

  • Failure of the War on Cash

    Published 11 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money April 8, 2016 Some years ago, when I suspected there would be a War on Cash at some point, everything…

  • Chang and Eng - The US and Canada

    Published 24 March 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money March 23, 2016 Chang and Eng were the first internationally known "Siamese twins", as a result of their having been…

  • USA: The New Switzerland?

    Published 29 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money on February 26, 2016. At one time, tax havens took great pride in calling themselves just that, since low-tax jurisdictions…

  • The End of Tax Havens?

    Published 09 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    This image is of a World War II German Panzer tank. So, what does that have to do with tax havens? I?ll get to that…

  • Currency Collapse

    Published 16 December 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money on December 13, 2015. Cash is a scarce commodity in Greece. In June, Greek banks declared a surprise limitation on…

  • Seeking a Saviour

    Published 10 December 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money on December 4, 2015. It's an unfortunate truth that, when people are worried about the future, they often put their…

  • Winning, but Losing, at The Penny-Pitch: A Look at The Coming Collapse of The European Union

    Published 27 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money on November 26, 2015. When I was a boy, a carnival would come through town annually, with a Ferris wheel,…

  • Get Ready for Crazy

    Published 20 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money on November 19, 2015. Recently, the Honduras homes and businesses of the family of Jaime Rosenthal were raided by the…

  • Leaving the Eye of the Hurricane

    Published 10 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at Sprott Money November 5, 2015 In the early 2000's, there were those economists and investors who believed that the US was headed…