Philip Mernick writes:
Seeing the Featured Web Page on bank notes of Ghana reminded me that when I visited Ghana in 1985, I was told that putting a double fold in a note so the top read BANANA instead of BANK OF GHANA was considered anti-government propaganda and could lead to your arrest.
A Banana Republic Note! Reminded me of the old Mad Magazine folding cartoon feature...
And in the news, followers of Falun Gong are putting their message on Chinese banknotes.
Falun Gong followers have entered the war of the banknotes.
For the Communist Party of China (CPC), the spiritual Falun Gong movement is a sect whose members must be actively sought out by the police. As a result, active participants have to find innovative ways to communicate their message without giving themselves away. Here are few examples of banknotes carrying the Falun Gong message:
To read the complete article, see:
The banknote revolt hits China
Wayne Homren, Editor
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