Friday, 29 April 2016

PODCAST 44: DEFACING THE CURRENCY



In the wake of the surprising decision to replace America's greatest president with an historical nonentity on the $20 bill, Andy and Colin discuss the proposed changes to the US currency, as well as the symbolism and iconography of a range of other currencies, including the English and Scottish pounds, the Euro, and the Zimbabwean dollar (50 billion to buy a single hamburger!). Is this a portent of a coming financial meltdown or just another flawed attempt to create balance and unity in a tragically asymmetrical nation?

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