Being involved with both Friends of the Earth and Positive Money local groups in Bristol, I was keen that we put on an event that would raise the profile and understanding of key economic issues, and give the local MPs encouragement to research them and a chance to engage with their constituents.
Where does money come from? Printing it yourself, unsurprisingly, is illegal. But in today's digital society, creating money has less and less to do with the printing of notes or minting of coins, reads the article in Deutsche Welle, 28th November 2014.
After 170 years of silence from the House of Commons on the subject of money creation, there was finally a debate in the Main Chamber at the House of Commons on the subject of ‘Money Creation and Society’ on 20th Nov 2014.