There was a time in this country's history when knowledge of the fundamentals of the monetary system was wide spread among the common citizens, not just Wall Street financiers and academic economists.
Articles: money (18)
Money is not a store of value. It is a claim upon value.
The current system of issuing money and credit intrinsically benefits the few at the expense of the many.
Money pervades our everyday economic interactions. But, despite its importance, it is also pervasively misunderstood. Here are three common monetary myths – frequently perpetuated by economists that need challenging.
Like everyone else you were born into bondage, born into a prison that you cannot smell or taste or touch, a prison for your mind.
With Jim Rickards author of The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System, and behavioral economist Colin Camerer.
How did we get to a state where corporations seem to have more legal (and financial) access to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness than the average citizen?
Why are discussions about poverty so often held in luxurious surroundings? Perhaps it’s easier to think that way, without any poor people in the room to muddy the proceedings
•The truth is out: money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it •Limits to Investment •Alive in the Sunshine
In Extraenvironmentalist #75 we discuss our global systems of money and finance with Ben Dyson of Positive Money UK and Brett Scott author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money.