The Color(s) of Money

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Greetings, taxpayers! Here’s a fine excuse to look up from your pained calculator-stabbing and blood-smeared Form 1040s and horse around a little. After all, you have until Monday, April 18 this year to file with the IRS, so why not join us for a whirlwind tour of the various colors of money?

Blood Money

In the early days of the Nazi concentration camp system Lagergeld (or camp money) was paid to certain types of prisoners in Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Dachau. The Geneva Convention also decreed that prisoners of war be recompensed for forced labor …