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jamesmurraylawFran,Do you agree with me that the biggest problem of PM is not the number who get to know about it.The biggest problem is the huge number of people who investigate the tenets of PM, believe there it is all too easy, ask themselves why if it is so simple, why have countries not taken up Sovereign Mo...

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Donald BealThis is another attempt to post a comment about this article - the first was flagged for moderation and deleted. Since IMO the comment did not break any of the normal rules about polite and legitimate commenting I'll try again with some clarifications. Also I'd like to make it clear that I agree w...

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What can we learn from the England’s Housing Survey?

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The Department for Communities and Local Government recently released its Housing Survey for England*. The report ultimately confirms what Positive Money has been putting forward for many years, that the housing bubble continues to be a massive driver of inequality and that more and more people are being ‘priced out’ of the housing market. Certain statistics show that this is not only due to a shortage of housing, implying it is also due to the banking sector’s ability to create money out of thin air.

How the current process of money creation is causing a rise in poverty, instability and inequality (Video)

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Ben Dyson, founder of Positive Money presenting at Meaning Conference 2014 on 18th November in Brighton. He got into the nitty gritty of how the current process for money creation is causing a rise in poverty, instability and inequality. And challenged the audience to imagine what a modern and sustainable system could look like.

RJMaybe re fear. Although I think many in Govt just don't understandBut now Govt debt increases is becoming critically important. The question that should be asked is1 Can a monetary sovereign Govt like the UK spend what they want in excess of any tax take. The answer is yes.2 Should they. The answer ...

October 2014

Fran GriffithsPerhaps the new financial education requirement in schools will lead in time (probably a long time) :) to a more economically literate population ànd then we can have a more open discussion about what we can ànd cannot afford....

October 2014

Fran Griffithsin the background when economists ànd politicians talk about the importance of a balanced budget and the dangers of printing money.However this account misses out one important feature of this ànd other hyperinflations. Germany was paying two thirds of its production in war reparations. The money ...

October 2014
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