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The Rise and Fall of Local Scrip: Alternative Currencies of the Great Depression

The Rise and Fall of Local Scrip: Alternative Currencies of the Great Depression

Update: 2019-05-163
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Have you ever been so broke that you ended up creating your own currency? It may sound like a crazy idea today, but during the Great Depression multiple communities actually created and circulated their own forms of local currency. And this wasn't a lark -- it was a matter of survival. Listen in to learn more about some of the precedents for the (world-famous) BenBucks.

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The Rise and Fall of Local Scrip: Alternative Currencies of the Great Depression

The Rise and Fall of Local Scrip: Alternative Currencies of the Great Depression

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