May 20, 2024

That is the audio model of The Motive Livestream, which takes place each Thursday at 1 p.m. Japanese.

“At its core, cash is a ledger,” writes funding analyst Lyn Alden in her new guide Damaged Cash: Why Our Monetary System is Failing Us and How We Can Make it Higher. 

And if cash is a ledger, she says, crucial query to contemplate is, “Who controls the ledger?”

Zach Weissmueller spoke with Alden about her guide, which is a real tour de drive that lays out the historical past of cash from its inception to current, takes you deep into the dueling faculties of thought round cash’s elementary properties, presents a macro evaluation of at present’s world financial and monetary scenario, and charts a path ahead for transitioning the world to higher, extra sound cash sooner or later. If you happen to care about any of this—and actually, who does not care about cash?—this one is a must-read.