The January 1988 issue of The Economist magazine had emblazoned on its cover: “Get ready for a world currency”
The title of the article: Get Ready for the Phoenix, begins: “THIRTY years from now, Americans, Japanese, Europeans, and people in many other rich countries, and some relatively poor ones will probably be paying for their shopping with the same currency. Prices will be quoted not in dollars, yen or D-marks but in, let’s say, the phoenix. The phoenix will be favored by companies and shoppers because it will be more convenient than today’s national currencies, which by then will seem a quaint cause of much disruption to economic life in the last twentieth century. At the beginning of 1988 this appears an outlandish prediction.” Continue reading The Mark Of The Beast 2018?