May 6, 2011 Reading Time: < 1 minute

“What is needed most is global financial stability. Many worry that the dollar-centred monetary system is sick, leaving some to present radical proposals. Judy Shelton from Atlas Economic Research Foundation, a US think tank is one of these people: “We can’t have a sound monetary policy until we have sound finances. I hope the future is to restore soundness to the dollar and even possibly link it to gold, which even though that is discussed as somewhat of an extreme measure, it’s fairly radical. But you’re getting a strong movement in the United States, and I think around the world. There is plenty of interest in gold as a possible unit of account and maybe the basis of a modern global gold standard.”” Read more.

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