The Invention Of Money


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The paper that a $100 bill is printed on is only worth something because we all agree that it is. Jacob Goldstein, co-host of NPR’s “Planet Money,” joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how our world goes ‘round in large part because we’ve all swallowed hard and agreed to not ask too much about the real value of currency. His new book is called “Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing.”

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