Economists calling for “QE for the people”

We at ethical markets agree and have also  called for more democratized  and future-focused  ways of  designing quantitative easing :  “ the trickle up “ approach  proposed by Milton Friedman  of just taking cash up  in helicopters and throwing it out the windows “  ( seriously supported  in FOREIGN AFFAIRS …

Even the Council on Foreign Relations Is Saying It: Time to Rain Money on Main Street

Posted on September 1, 2014 by Ellen Brown You can always count on Americans to do the right thing, after they’ve tried everything else.                      —Winston Churchill When an article appears in Foreign Affairs, the mouthpiece of the policy-setting Council on Foreign Relations, recommending …

The Looming Foreclosure Crisis: As the Fed Runs Out of Bullets, Local Governments Are Stepping In

Mortgage debt overhang from the housing bust has meant lack of middle-class spending power and consumer demand, preventing the economy from growing. The problem might be fixed by a new approach from the Fed. But if the Fed won’t act, counties will, as seen in the latest developments on eminent …

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 …

An agenda for change, by Nick Silver, Managing Director, Climate Bonds Initiative

To avoid dangerous climate change will require the equivalent of another industrial revolution. This can only be achieved if finance into the green economy is increased by an order of magnitude. This may be possible as many low carbon technologies are competitive with fossil fuel if the cost of finance …

Clean Technica: “Fatbergs” In London Sewers To Be Transformed Into Electricity

“   Ethical Markets Agrees  with QE  for  Renewable Energy …much better than for toxic  mortgages  and bailing out stupid bankers  !   – Hazel Henderson, Editor  “ Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: “Fatbergs” In London Sewers To Be Transformed Into …

The City and the Common Good: Good Money – 7th May at St Paul’s Cathedral

Dear Friends, Thank you to all those who joined us for the first debate in our series, held in conjunction with CCLA, entitled ‘The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we want?’. The event was attended by around 750 people, and the attached seminar a week …

Why QE2 Failed: The Money All Went Offshore

Why QE2 Failed: The Money All Went Offshore Ellen Brown July 8, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles On June 30, QE2 ended with a whimper. The Fed’s second round of “quantitative easing” involved $600 billion created with a computer keystroke for the purchase of long-term government bonds. But the government never actually got …