Death to Pennies

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

Did you know it costs the U.S. Mint about 1.8 cents to make one penny? This snappy YouTube video from C. G. P. Grey explains why pennies are bad for the economy and should be discontinued. What do you think?

For more videos by C. G. P. Grey, see his YouTube channel

Via Laughing Squid

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/12/death-to-pennies/249343/