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Felix Martin, Money: What is money and how does it work?
Felix Martin on the meaning of money.
The conventional answer is that people once used sugar in the West Indies, tobacco in Virginia, and dried cod in Newfoundland, and that today's financial universe eveolved from barter.
Unfortunately, this story is wrong. And not just wrong, but dangerous.
Read the first chapter here.