Sensible Money - our sister organisation in Ireland – is pleased to announce a one day conference on the consequences of our dysfunctional banking system and what we might do to improve it. In conjunction with Feasta, Sensible Money is hosting “The Money Mess; Consequences and Alternatives” in the Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin on Friday 31st May between 9:30 and 15:45. Full details of the event are available here and registration is essential.
The community of organisations, academics and finance professionals advocating the transformation of finance is growing! At the Transforming Finance conference which took place on Friday 10th May in London and has brought together leading economists, campaigners and finance professionals, the Charter for a New Financial System was launched. So far supported by: The Finance Innovation Lab New Economics Foundation Share Action Positive Money, Move your Money Friends of the Earth Ecology Building Society SPICE If you would like to add your organisation’s name … Continue reading
Positive Money is looking for new board members to join our board of directors who can make a significant and positive contribution to the governance of the organisation. Description of the role: As a director of Positive Money you will be supporting a project that addresses fundamental flaws in the economy, and promoting changes that will have impacts on inequality, indebtedness, economic stability, and the environment. You will use your skills and expertise to go to the root of the … Continue reading
John Perkins, the author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man gave a pre-recorded message for the 3rd annual Positive Money Conference “Modernising Money” (London 26th Jan 2013):
The campaign group Avaaz has started a new petition you might want to sign: This past week, the City of London held elections in which, as usual, corporations were allowed to cast more votes than actual people. But what’s worse is that now the corporate-run City gets to appoint a special lobbyist to sit INSIDE Parliament to make draft laws better for bankers! But we have a chance right now to make one simple change to start to take back our democracy. … Continue reading