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Lucian AerisSpot on....

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Vince RichardsonYes it seems an invisible policy,but we have a active Green party member in our local group.He has asked the leadership personally and they are100% behind it.Just they are reluctant to discuss it in public....for fear of being cut down by the media on it.....not great I agree but they do agree with ...

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Bob WelhamSorry Vince, but I still don't see it in the manifesto. What I do see is this, good as far as it goes but not full monetary reform:"Use the government-owned Royal Bank of Scotland to create a network of local people’s banks for every city and region, obliged to lend locally and provide cheap basi...

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Bob WelhamUnfortunately, as far as I can see, Monetary Reform is not mentioned in the 2017 Green Party manifesto.https://www.greenparty.org.......

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Lucian AerisWell put, Fran. Except, describing SMC as radical might not help to pull it into the Overton Window....

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medialAxisJapan, who you might say was first to suffer from the practices of the banking sector, are leading the way in the take up of crypto-currency, which is likely a sure fire way to undermine the banks and make them change their ways (but not before the lobby against crypto I suspect). Japan's already ac...

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Setting the record straight: Sovereign Money is not Full-Reserve Banking

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The German Bundesbank has recently released an interesting report on the role of banks, non-banks, and the central bank in the money creation process. We have a few issues with the Bundesbank article; however, the majority of the analysis is good. More importantly, the conclusions drawn from the report by news outlets and the blogosphere are misleading.

HowardPerhaps because supporting sovereign money is the "third rail" of an economists career. Why? Because money is power.Bernhard Lietaer asked Paul Krugman, “Why, with all your influence, don’t you tell people how the money system works?Paul replied, “Didn’t they warn you about not touching the ...

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HowardSo much of the new money created today goes into speculation instead of the real economy. If new money created by government was spent, lent or gifted into the economy for things people really need and use wouldn't there be little concern about inflation? Inflation occurs due to money going to thin...

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Lucian AerisIt looks like the report is only in German, but from the summary it seems that the Bundesbank's economists think FRB wouldn't necessarily provide more stability than better regulations. It appears to me that this is an attempt by the Bundesbank to gently nudge the debate away from the proposal to re...

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