24. Murray Rothbard, What Has Government Done to Our Money?, pt. 1

By | September 25, 2017

Murray Rothbard explains the origins of money, its use in a free society, and the obfuscation of the function of money by the government.  The free market creates money; government destroys it for its own ends.  Part 1 of 6.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Money in a Free Society
    • The Value of Exchange
    • Barter
    • Indirect Exchange
    • Benefits of Money
    • The Monetary Unit
    • The Shape of Money
    • Private Coinage


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Intro music: Ching by Glass Boy
Source of the text: Mises Institute