What Has Government Done to Our Money?

A seminar for high school students. Presented at the Mises Institute on 9 November 2012.
G. P. Manish
When all you can do is exchange one good for another, life will be inconvenient when nobody has what you really want. Enter money. You exchange your good for money. That money can now be exchanged for what you desired. These indirect exchanges satisfy everyone. That's the power of money.