The Gold Standard: Part 1 of 3

Why do we use it, and how does it impact us today? It’s a 3-part series. Today will be the first of those three.

Show Notes: (click the time next to each entry to jump to that portion of the audio)

  • 02:18 - Quotes regarding gold - Ibn Khaldun and Karl Marx
  • 03:27 - Intro to the gold lecture series
  • 08:03 - Gold is a value peg
  • 09:26 - Individual governments' holdings of gold and understanding the standard
  • 09:54 - The origins and history of gold to the beginnings of recorded history.

 

 

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