- 08 December 2018
- by Blogger
During World War II, the Bank for International Settlements was created so that agents of the various central banks of warring nations could clear their accounts. It was a neutral third-party agency that enforced the rules. This made a gold exchange standard possible among central bankers. What they did not allow to the masses whose gold had been stolen by the commercial banks they demanded from each other: settlement in gold. This allowed the national war machines to continue their bloody efforts. We see an extension of trust: by the public to the banks, by the banks to the central bank; by the central banks to the State. The transfer of trust moves from economics to political sovereignty. But a system based on political sovereignty is not trustworthy. It has the ability to cheat, and no agency can bring charges. No agency of appeal exists.