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"John Maynard Keynes proposed burying money in disused coal mines to be dug up by unemployed workers"

... I wish he did not help propagate that meme. Keynes was sarcastic there, showing how the goldbugs made no sense. He certainly proposed infrastructure spending as a better way to give newly created money to the unemployed.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Sat Feb 9th, 2013 at 04:13:13 AM EST
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