Why We Want Women On Our Money

About more than money, our currency images of Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill relate to gender, race, and our expectations.

Random Currency Notes

Retaining Hamilton on the $10 and replacing Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 are currency redesign decisions that change and continue the past.

Keeping Hamilton on the New 10 Dollar Bill

If Alexander Hamilton’s image remains on a new 10 dollar bill, then a woman’s image could replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

Why Currency is a Gender Issue

Conveying a message on gender and economic history, Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill should remain and a woman should replace Jackson on the $20 bill.

Our Confidence in Congress

The preface to This Time It’s Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly tells us that, “We have been here before.” During 1837, with Martin Van Buren entering the White House and Andrew Jackson leaving, a depression had begun. Called the Panic…

Should We Redesign the Dollar?

Have you ever worried that you gave someone the wrong bill–maybe a ten rather than a dollar? With US currency, it is easy to make a mistake. After all, the US dollar bill, the five, the ten, the twenty, the fifty, the…