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10,000-strong petition delivered to the Treasury

Two weeks ago, thanks to Positive Money supporters sharing the petition, and hitting the streets together to gather signatures, we delivered our biggest ever petition to the government. Over 10,500 of us called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to stop pumping new money into financial markets, propping up the rich, and instead spend new money on projects that would benefit everyone in society.

James MurrayYet again, very well explained Frank. It is a pity that such a classic, timeless account is only found in a blog and not on a more accessible webpage on the site. I realise that there are four tags, but wonder if those searching for such a clear explanation of the functions and effects of the BoE's ...

February 2016

Vince RichardsonCatch 22 sums this up perfectly.We spend much time,or at least economists,polticians and the media do ,arguing about how to put things right.In the current system we have that is impossible.Such a waste of talent and effort.Sometimes you just have to think outside the box....

February 2016
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Vince RichardsonYes my condolences too,he was one of the few MPs who really understood how money is created and its negative effects,we have all lost a good friend and advocate....

October 2015

ConradJonesDevastating news for not only Michael Meacher's Family but to all his friends, to which he had many. To me, he was one of the best MPs in the House of Commons....

October 2015

FWHMyersI am sad that he has gone. He championed several campaigns that I support. He was a thoroughly decent human being and an honest representative....

October 2015
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James MurrayMike,I do agree with just about all that you say.The distortions you list mean plutocrats and big business are able to keep their money and gain inordinate power in using their wealth to further distort conditions to their advantage.Such tactics are not open to the ordinary populace and are a blot o...

October 2015

Mike BeathamIt's good to see that LVT is advocated right across the political spectrum. MP's who support it, like John McDonnell and even some back bench Tories, could do a lot more to raise awareness of it, instead of resorting to the old income/corporation tax percentage game. We need another Henry George fig...

October 2015

James MurrayMike,I will not yield on my view that Socialism per se is daft, as I call it, unless there is greater proof than mere assertion.As I see it, it relies upon a different human condition that is imbued with altruism and charitable sentiments so that one's immediate situation is sacrificed for the commo...

October 2015
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