With 2012 almost over, we want to give you a roundup of what has happened this year. It has been a busy year for the Positive Money campaign, a lot has happened during the past 12 months, so here is a brief run down:
Archive for 2012
The main stream press was eager to quote Andy Haldane, the Executive Director of Financial Stability for The Bank Of England, when he publicly announced that Occupy was right. However Andy Haldane's proposed reform strands, which he memorably calls the 5C's, do not go very far in addressing what Occupy stands for.
Ben Dyson from Positive Money gives the Radio Warwickshire inaugural 2012 Christmas lecture. He explains where money comes from, the banks role in creating debt, the financial crisis & what needs to be done to rescue the economy.
If someone told you that the vast majority of the US’s private and public debts could be wiped out via a fairly painless piece of legislation which would simultaneously create a 10% increase in output, remove instability and taxpayer risk from the financial system and stabilize prices, you would probably laugh and tell them to read some economics.