EconomicsThis is a subset of my collection of passages and charts found in books and articles I read on a daily basis.
This subset is focused on the Economics topic.
Fiat money —mere pieces of paper, intrinsically worthless, that were treated as money only because the US insisted that they should be
The history of paper money in Europe starts with the Venetian government levying a compulsory loan to pay for war
While debt among each other was normal for English villagers, it was associated with criminality in government and commerce circles
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