AUSTERITY IS DESTROYING OUR NATION

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

 Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, AUSTERITY  IS   ATTACKING  THE   NATION The “austerity” budgets around the World are having exactly the intended effect – they are making people even more dependent on the immoral banking systems in place, thus increasing the power of the ruling financiers, and making it more …

James Robertson Newsletter: Growing Support For Monetary Reform

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

James Robertson Newsletter No. 47 – May 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS Editorial 1. Growing Support For Monetary Reform 2. A Possible Tipping Point From Scotland 3. Growing Inequality – Thomas Piketty’s Book 4. Practical Achievement And Far-Sighted Analysis 5. Liberation Of Work, …

December 23rd, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, warranting a review of its performance. Has it achieved the purposes for which it was designed?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

December 23rd, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, warranting a review of its performance.  Has it achieved the purposes for which it was designed? The answer depends on whose purposes we are talking about.  For the banks, the Fed has served quite well.  For the laboring masses whose …

PositiveMoney: The Gap Between the Rich and the Rest of Us

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  The gap between the very richest and the rest of us has increased continuously over the last thirty years. Did you know that top 10% of population earns on average 6 times more than the bottom 90%? Many factors contribute to this growing gap, but one of the most significant is least understood: the …

AMI 9th Annual Conference Report – An Important Conference

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

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?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

 

9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference September 19-22, 2013 Chicago, Illinois

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference September 19-22, 2013  Chicago, Illinois Sign up by June 21st for a $285 donation instead of $395. A savings of $110! Hazel, The 2013 AMI Monetary Reform Conference is shaping up as an important event in the ongoing battle to achieve real monetary reform! This year’s speakers …

Conference of the American Monetary Institute: The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the History Books

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Conference of the American Monetary Institute, The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the history books. What was historic about it? For starters, the deputy head of Research at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), presented his paper, “The Chicago Plan Revisited.” The Chicago Plan had been …

Co-operative money and banking systems: Back to the Future

Ethical Markets Community Development Solutions, Ethical Markets Review

Pat Conaty – Co-operatives UK New attempts to introduce local money systems can be seen with every serious recession or depression over the past two centuries. The 1820s, 1840s, 1870s, 1890s, 1930s and 1980s all kicked off monetary reform action – sometimes just confined to the locality level but considered …