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Lord Adair Turner on Money Creation and Banks

  Lecture, Cass Business School, February 6, 2013   At a lecture at London’s Cass Business School, Lord Adair Turner broke ranks and called for an end to allowing private banks to create the nation’s money: instead, turning this vital function over to the government as money-creator.  Turner proposed that governments …

Book Reviews: ‘Economics After The Crisis’ And ‘Money And Sustainability’

“Economics After the Crisis,” by Adair Turner, MIT Press 2012 “Money and Sustainability,” by Bernard Lietaer, Christian Arnsperger, Sally Goerner, Stefan Brunnhuber, Triarchy Press, 2012 The essential link between “Economics After the Crisis” by Adair Turner and “Money and Sustainability” by Bernard Lietaer and his co-authors is the agreements that the authors arrive at independently: …