P2P Foundation: Book of the Day: Rethinking Money

“P2P Foundation” – 3 new articles 1.     Book of the Day: Rethinking Money 2.     Recognizing a Human Right to the Commons 3.     Video: a short intro the Aikapankki Timebank in Helsinki 4.     More Recent Articles 5.     Search P2P Foundation 6.     Prior Mailing Archive Book of the Day: Rethinking Money * …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – The business-as-usual world of today shows symptoms of “madness”

James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – April 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS A New Website Item 1. Introduction 2. Work – In Industrial Civilisation and After 3. Corporations Must Experience Austerity 4. Glimpses of a Possible Future 5. Money: Signs of Progress 6. …

NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY: SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery

    NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY:  SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery   Buy a hard copy for £6 plus shipping (60 pages – only 100 copies available) or Download PDF   By fuelling our economy through ever-rising levels of household debt, we are repeating the mistakes that led …

AMI 9th Annual Conference Report – An Important Conference

Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, Three areas to discuss: * First, a report on the 9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference by Jamie Walton. * Second, a link to our Google Group posting of a “Gem” of an article organized and written by first time conference participant, Nick …

Positive Money: How about something truly radical?

 

The Trillion Dollar Coin: Joke or Game-changer?

We agree with lawyer Ellen Brown, president of the Public Banking Institute, in this important article.  — Hazel Henderson, Editor The Trillion Dollar Coin: Joke or Game-Changer? By Ellen Brown, author, Web of Debt The trillion dollar coin actually represents one of the most important principles of popular prosperity ever …

Future Finance – Policy Brief: Legal non-enforcement as an instrument of financial market regulation

by Jakob von Uexkull World Future Council In many legal systems claims resulting from gaming or gambling are not enforceable. This is designed to protect the debtor from driving himself into financial ruin through gaming and betting debts. There is a German saying that “a gambling debt is a debt …