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Platinum Coin Debt Ceiling

The Hidden Danger in the Platinum Coin Debate

Kyle Hutzler | Posted 03.17.2013 | College
Kyle Hutzler

The continued failure of Congress risks creating newer and more complicated extra-constitutional moments that will test whether America's exceptionalism as a successful presidential democracy can much longer endure unchanged.

How To Avoid The Trillion-Dollar Coin *And* The Debt Ceiling

Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

It's time to talk more about realistic alternatives to minting a trillion-dollar coin to get around the debt ceiling.

Beyond Debt Ceiling, Trillion Dollar Coin Offers New Economic Paradigm

Mike Sandler | Posted 01.10.2013 | Business
Mike Sandler

The coin presents a rare opportunity to have a public discussion about the nature of money, something very few people understand. If advocates play their cards (and coins) right, it could even result in the creation of a new and more sustainable monetary system.

Jason Linkins

The National Republican Congressional Committee Does Not Understand How Money Works | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

One of the things that the Trillion Dollar Platinum Coin is helping to achieve -- besides serving as a wonderful counterpoint that illustrates precise...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Americans Skeptical Of Platinum Option | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

Few Americans have heard about a proposal to mint a $1 trillion platinum coin in order to address the nation's debt problems if an agreement to avert ...

White House Petition Pushes For Trillion Dollar Coin

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.04.2013 | Business

There's a push to have the president create a special weapon to avert another debt ceiling crisis. That special weapon is a trillion-dollar platinum c...

Jason Linkins

Can We Avert The Coming Debt Ceiling Crisis With A Magic Coin? | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

Because of the deal made on New Year's Day that averted the immediate impact of the so-called fiscal cliff, America will face a sequel to the debt cei...

These Two Coins Could Solve The Whole Debt Ceiling Problem

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

Forget political brinksmanship, this whole debt ceiling thing could be solved quite elegantly with two coins. Made of platinum and worth, oh, $1 TRILL...