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The Turf War To Issue Currency


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To be able to issue currency or determine what passes for money and on what terms, is the ability to impose your will on others and settle deals in your favour.So small wonder that governments, bankers, billionaires and would-be-billionaires see the benefit in fighting to issue money. Go back to history and you see kings have issued currency, bankers/ moneychangers/ money movers and central bankers have issued currencies and then again desperate societies have often come up with tokens for use amongst themselves…………The same old game is playing out again.

Following speech is a sample of a banker trying to ally with state power to squish private money issuers. Read the arguments,file them away for future reference. If you hear these arguments repeated in the media, know them for the propaganda they are. Are they all rubbish arguments? NO. But neither are they the whole story. And passively swallowing them doesn’t serve your best interests. Read more of this post

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The Evolution Of Money


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All About Money


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The last couple of days I’ve been watching the sort of movies that challenged me to think about money theoretically.So to brush up on stuff I last had to deal with some 15 years ago I’ve been surfing the net for the sort of stuff found in basic economics books.In case you too need a small revision or you are totally new to economics here’s a chance to catch up.

BTW I’ve tried to make the whole experience as un lecture like as I can.Enjoy!

Definition : What is Money?

Money is any object or record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a given country or socio-economic context.

Examples of Money:Cowrie shells,beads,metal coins,paper money,electronic money etc.

Since money involves so many things it is identified by the functions it performs.Any kind of object or secure verifiable record that fulfills these functions can serve as money. Read more of this post

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