Postcards From the Fringe


Learning About Rural Life in America’s Midwest

The Dyson family left quarantine eight weeks ago with a car, a tent, a camping stove, and some sleeping bags to explore America. They’ve been talking to anyone they can, trying to understand what’s really going on. Current stop: the Minnesota woods…


Inflation is Coming Back

The Fed’s released helicopter money to millions of American families and small businesses to soften the blow of coronavirus. Simultaneously, consequences of the virus created as a supply shock. The combination of stimulus money and decreased output has created an economic environment ripe for inflation. The Feds expect deflation, but Tom sees things differently…


Why Gold Will Hit $10,000 an Ounce

Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on families and small businesses. Combine that with rising prices and wages... near-zero interest rates... and out-of-control government spending, it's the perfect atmosphere for gold to reach new highs...


Closed Due to COVID-19

The Dyson family has trekked across the U.S. and is headed for the U.S./Canada border. The only issue? The border – and most attractions – are shuttered because of coronavirus...