Back in 1971, Nixon severed the last of the ties of gold to the after that fiat currencies. After the Nixon shock, the dollar stopped being as good as gold. And because all other currencies were backed by the dollar, it being the world reserve currency, that decision did not only create a fiat dollar but in effect made all currencies worthless. Worthless in the sense that where they used to represent value, they now represent the promise of value and therefore are debt!

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The characteristics of real money

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