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Positive Money Annual Report (June 2013 – May 2014)

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We’ve just released our Annual Report. This annual report covers our forth full year of activity, from June 2013 to May 2014. It’s been an exciting and successful year - we grew in numbers online, offline, and in the team. We gained high profile support from the FT’s Martin Wolf and from Professor Tim Jackson. Policy makers and think tanks are starting to listen to what we have to say. By gaining more support and building a more robust funding model, it seems like we have established ourselves as a force that is around to stay - at least until democratic control and transparency over the creation of money has been established!

RJ"we the public have very little control over the direction of money."So you can not decide how your money is spent that you earn. After money is loaned (or QEed/Govt deficit spent) into existence it circulates around and around and around etc. We decide how this money is spent. Any business that sel...

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dannyboyIn actual fact RJ, we the public have very little control over the direction of money. You say:"And we (the non Govt sector) still have control over the direction of money. We take out the loan (not the bank) and then this circulates around and around."Yet lending to the productive part of the econ...

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Shirley WardellA very long way to go RJ...

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jakeThey spend by creating deposits in the private banking system.Any coincident issuing of government debt (bonds) has nothing to do with “financing” the government spending....

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murrayzz1It is beyond belief that the Tories official response includes the phrase "... banks maintain a fraction of deposits in cash reserves and lend out the remainder".Lend out the remainder?This tends to indicate that they believe all bank lending comes from deposits. The depth of ignorance is truly frig...

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ms01925Its funny to read these conflicting opinions... all of the ways we think the system might "work", are really just all the possible scenarios open to the banking system of how they can manipulate the system....

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Positive Money’s first retreat (Video)

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From the 19th to the 21st September 2014, Positive Money held its first retreat at the University of Cumbria in the Lake District. Positive Money supporters, staff and Directors came together in stunning surroundings to discuss the Positive Money network, our role within it and ideas for the future.

Shirley WardellMarco, where can we get one of those? Sir Bob or Russell Brand?...

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Z M 4 JSo jealous......

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MarcoYou guys must have had a great time. One suggestion how to increase awareness. You need to have a well known celebrity as a supporter who is known for its work and fight against poverty and equality. How about trying to get Bono from U2 or Bob Geldof on board? This change of monetary system would be...

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