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Thursday, 5 March 1942

A common currency for allthe nationsof the anti-Axis front is envisaged as a development of the near future. Based on a gold standard,the common currency would domuch to facilitate the flow of goods from one antiAxis country to another. The plan would create a pool of allied gold holdings and abolish trade barriers, while pegging Latin American currencies to a new unit.

Those are the influences at work within the democracies to-day. If honorable members opposite continue on behalf of the moneyed interests propaganda of the type indulged in to-day the challenge will be accepted in this House or on the hustings at any time they like.

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