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National Public Radio cites digital gold currency

By cpowell
Created 2007-07-11 23:35

7:34p ET Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Benn Steil, an economist for the Council on Foreign Relations whose essay in January in the Financial Times turned some heads by musing favorably about the practicality of a digital gold currency (http://www.gata.org/node/4692 [1]), did the same today in an interview on National Public Radio in the United States. It's four minutes long and you can listen to it at NPR's Internet site here:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=11867274 [2]

A long essay Steil wrote for the May/June issue of Foreign Affairs, "The End of National Currency," can be found at that magazine's site here:

http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20070501faessay86308-p0/benn-steil/the-end... [3]

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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