Funding the US government and avoiding the fiscal cliff

By Dr Shann Turnbull, Co-founding Member of the Sustainable Money Working Group, Ethical Markets Advisory Board Member, October 2013 The US government could fund both its operations and avoid the fiscal cliff by introducing a self-liquidating and self-financing negative interest rate complementary currency. The US Treasury could issue say one trillion …

Why Is Finance So Big?

Why Is Finance So Big? Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:29 PM PST By James Kwak This is a chart from ?The Quiet Coup,? an article that we wrote for The Atlantic three years ago next month. Many people have noted that the financial sector has been getting bigger over the …

Ethical Markets Review: Looking Back From 2020 – Humanity’s Transition to the Ethical Green Global Economy

By Hazel Henderson © 2011 Scenario for discussion at the Reunion of Pioneer Asset Managers Convened by Susan Davis, President, CapitalMissions.com Ethical Markets Media, Saint Augustine, FL, November 18-20, 2011 Related Article: Can Jeremy Grantham Profit From Ecological Mayhem?  Looking back from 2020, the initiatives that transformed our global economy …

Does The U.S. Really Have A Fiscal Crisis?

A publication from Baseline Scenario Does The U.S. Really Have A Fiscal Crisis? Posted: 24 Feb 2011 05:09 AM PST By Simon Johnson The United States faces some serious medium-term fiscal issues, but by any standard measure it does not face an immediate fiscal crisis. Overindebted countries typically have a …

Restoring Economic Sovereignty: The Push for State-owned Banks

Ellen Brown February 15, 2011 www.webofdebt.com/articles “It is time to declare economic sovereignty from the multinational banks that are responsible for much of our current economic crisis. Every year we ship over a billion dollars in Oregon taxpayer dollars to out-of-state and multinational banks in the form of deposits, only …