Metal And The Dark Side of Money

Before there was such a thing as a market economy, metals defined money. Sparkling rocks belie an ugly history, but one worth re-visiting as the precious metals sector of the market reaches for a new era of dominance.

The Rape of Proserpina, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between 1621 and 1622.

Professor of journalism, magazine writer, author of The Money Plot: A History of Currency’s Power to Enchant, Control, and Manipulate.

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