All posts tagged: consumer price index

US Inflation Shock as Americans Keep Paying More for Food with nothing but the Prospect of Unemployment to Look Forward to if the Federal Reserve Policies are Successful

Today, President Joe Biden issued a statement about the rising Consumer Price Index (CPI) in September. He painted disappointing data about the US economy in a surprisingly positive manner: “Today’s data show more progress in bringing global inflation down in the US economy.  Overall, prices have been essentially flat in our country these last two […]

The Khilafah Will Eradicate Rampant Inflation, By Abolishing Paper Fiat Money and Issuing Currency Based on Gold and Silver

By November 2021, the Rupee fell to 175 Rupees to a dollar, unleashing crushing inflation upon the citizens of Pakistan. Inflation is a permanent feature of the capitalist economy, irrespective of the re-opening of the economy after lockdown. Unlike Islamic gold and silver currency, fiat paper money loses its purchasing power, as governments print more […]