Like Dilbert, you may at times wonder where what we call “money” actually comes from. I recently came across a comic booklet that attempts to give a simple explanation or the origin and process of money creation as it exists today. It also proposes a way to end the privately-owned banking monopoly on money creation. I present it here as food for thought.
This cartoon was originally commissioned by Paul Hellyer on behalf of the Canadian Action Party, of which he was then leader. Mr Hellyer has kindly authorized me to reproduce it on my blog. He also authorized me to publish a French translation, which I will be posting as soon as time permits.
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