The coin lives on.
Far from being a gimmick, having the U.S. Treasury mint high-denomination coins is a solution that cuts to the root of America’s financial problems. And Benjamin Franklin would have liked it, too.Yes!
The Trillion Dollar Coin: A Debt Solution for the People
(h/t Dan Lynch in MMT Deficit Owl USA Committee at FaceBook)
Ellen handwaves a bit in explaining the existing system of creating money in a sentence or two, but it's no big thing. Otherwise, good framing of the issues and citation of expert opinion. Word is getting around.
BTW, props to Ellen for first noticing the potential of coin issuance.