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No-No Guide to The Money Crisis

By Peter Stalker

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What exactly is money and what does it do? We might understand coins, notes and gold bars, but do we really understand how credit default swaps and sovereign wealth funds work? With penetrating historical analysis and demystifying language, this guide exposes the flaws in the system that led to financial disaster.

He reveals that this is not just a failure of banking, it is a crisis of money. A combination of deregulation, incompetence and greed has created the conditions for boom and bust. This book not on;y provides an understanding of these factors, but also offers strategies for taking them out of the equation so money can be brought back under control, to serve the people rather than banks.

Peter Stalker is a former co-editor of the New Internationalist who now works as a consultant to a number of UN agencies.

ISBN / Barcode: 9781780262413

Product features
  • A concise historical guide to money using demystified language
  • Fully Indexed
  • Explanatory charts and graphs
  • 110 x 180 mm, paperback
  • 144 pages

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Peter Stalker's concise explanation of the money crisis does an excellent job of deconstructing finance.

Walden Bello, Focus on the Global South, Philippines

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