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James MurrayThe above article mentions and seems to support the Asian Tigers' use of Strategic QE and the link to the New Economics Foundation article sees it promote the formation of a Monetary Allocation Committee to decide which sectors to focus on to spend the new Public Money.This pointed investment was in...

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James MurrayYes, well thanks Chris.I must tell you that, to my untrained eye, your above post suffers from a lack of clear relevance to the PM situation.And I read your linked article and again at the end was no wiser .You lost me when you asked why central banks involve themselves in credit creation if they ca...

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Lucian AerisThe bottom line is we need to take the power to create money away from commercial banks. Everything stems from this, and this is what PM was set up to achieve....

5 days ago
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James MurraySimon,Finding a major economist who is not from the banks and in a position of power, such as Governor of a Central Bank will be very difficult.Carney at the BoE is a case in point.I listened to his talk at Liverpool Business Conference:https://www.youtube.com/wat...All he could do was describe the ...

5 days ago

SimonProbably Jim. I suggested to Ellen that infrastructure projects could be carefully and competitively costed and the State or Central Bank could provide interest free loans for that amount. Repaying the loans would have a deflationary effect. The fears of conventional economists about inflation are m...

3 weeks ago

James MurrayIt's puzzle.Let us imagine that Trump the politician had its Government happened upon a surprise motherload of practically pure gold on federal land, almost ready easily to be melted down and used as currency, and so without the pain of more taxes, more borrowing, a greater increase in the National ...

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James MurrayLucian and PJM,You must be right that hitching the PM wagon to the Global Warming Star is doomed to weaken its message.It is quite correct that the extra cash that is made available to the Government by means of Sovereign Money Creation can be spent on reducing carbon and thereby attract the Green e...

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PJMI agree absolutely, Lucian, and I've tried for years to persuade PM's people to ignore the catastrophic man-made global warming nonsense and simply focus on monetary reform....

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Lucian AerisWhy make monetary reform about the pursuit of a 'low-carbon' economy? The supposed threat of carbon dioxide is espoused by a politically sponsored organisation, of which the political sponsor just happens to gain immense international authority as a result of its conclusions....

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