Positive Money UK
Positive Money UK
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What do you think of the Mayor of London's plans for 'naked' homes to solve housing crisis? Good or bad idea?
What do you think of the Mayor of Londons plans for naked

Mayor to subsidise 'naked' homes solution to London housing crisis

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Gregory Wharrier
Cesia Leon
Simon McKenna
Positive Money UK
Positive Money UK
04/22/2017 at 19:16. Facebook
Sales were down 1.4% in the first quarter of 2017, their biggest decline since early 2010.
Positive Money UK 04/22/2017

Biggest fall in UK retail sales in seven years - BBC News

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Bill Rollinson
Kurdos Kurda
BT Coop
Positive Money UK
Positive Money UK
04/21/2017 at 09:26. Facebook
Policy makers say it's all about housing supply - but clearly not. Find out why house prices are really so high: (hint, the banks are involved) [ Positivemoney.org Link ]
Policy makers say its all about housing supply but clearly not Find

Housing crisis: more than 200,000 homes in England lie empty

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Mark Waterer
David Reading
Andrew Will-share
Positive Money UK
Positive Money UK
04/19/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
Yesterday, the United Nations held a high-level conference on how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We have therefore come up with some rough ideas on how central banks could help partially fund some of these goals.
Yesterday the United Nations held a highlevel conference on how to finance

Some food for thought on financing the Sustainable Development Goals

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Muneymakers
Positive Money UK
Positive Money UK
04/18/2017 at 08:37. Facebook
New Blog Out: Find out how two-thirds of lenders are using underhand tactics for consumer loans
New Blog Out Find out how twothirds of lenders are using underhand

Two Thirds of Lenders Using Underhand Tactics For Consumer Loans

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Monika Cenarska
Bill Rollinson
Roberto Ro
Land is a necessity for human existence and remains the original source of all wealth. Yet bankers, economists, and politicians have simplistically lumped land and capital together, so apparently now they mean the same thing. So why, as a society, have we chosen to eliminate land from the economic c...
Positive Money UK 04/17/2017

They’re not making it anymore

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The Freelancing Student
Ann Pettifor’s new book, The Production of Money, is an excellent contribution to the growing body of thought exposing mainstream, neoclassical economics’ poor understanding of money, banking, and finance, and how its thinking has led to a financial system that we serve, rather than serves us.

Ann takes a whole chapter to criticise Positive Money’s proposals, however the criticisms are mostly...
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Ann Pettifors new book The Production of Money is an excellent contribution

Review of “The Production of Money: How to Break the Power of Bankers”

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Melvin Carvalho
Michael Handelman
Kaz Lokuciewski
University fees were raised because we had to bail out the banks...We spent billions to bail out the banks! And now it's students who are footing the bill! We had to bail out the banks, because our payment system and our savings were threatened. They were threatened because our money system is fundamentally unstable. We should take control of our money system!

Do you agree? Disagree? What do...
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University fees were raised because we had to bail out the banksWe

Student loan interest rate set to rise by a third after UK inflation surge

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Jeremy Ireland
Bill Rollinson
Joe Duddy
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Please share this with your friends who might be interested Thank you

Vacancy at Positive Money

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There are many different proposals for how we could improve the rules of our money system. They range from ones that are centralized to ones that are decentralised. Another difference between these proposals is whether they are reforms (changing the money system we have already) or alternatives (creating a new system alongside the current one).
Our new blog post looks more closely at...
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There are many different proposals for how we could improve the rules

Positive Money or Bitcoin?

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Neil Harris
Philip Duval
Paul Cowan
An Oxford professor has come up with a new economic 'doughnut' model that doesn't rely on growth. Do you think our politicians should use it? Yes/No? Please comment below.
An Oxford professor has come up with a new economic doughnut model

Finally, a breakthrough alternative to growth economics – the doughnut

theguardian.com
Brett Stevens
Paul Brownlow
Bill Rollinson
Who watched this last night? What should happen next?
Who watched this last night What should happen next

The Big Bank Fix, Panorama - BBC One

bbc.co.uk
Positive Money UK
Michael Reilly
Richard Anthony Cope
Today’s inflation figures show that everyday consumer prices have increased by 2.3%. Are we all going to be worse off?
Read our new blog post to find out:
Todays inflation figures show that everyday consumer prices have increased by 23

Inflation rises and living standards fall: How can the Bank of England respond?

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Billy Bolton
Kevin Foley
Renata Frosdick
A secret recording obtained by the BBC allegedly implicates the Bank of England in a major interest rate rigging scandal. According to the broadcaster, the 2008 recording adds to evidence that the central bank repeatedly pressured commercial banks to push their Libor rates down during the financial…
Positive Money UK 04/10/2017

Bank of England implicated in Libor rigging scandal by secret recording, BBC reports

independent.co.uk
Jain Kidsley
The Fat Snorting Warthog
Helen Kirsopp
Contrary to a number of comments, the recent return of inflation in the Eurozone does not indicate that the ECB’s policies are working.
Positive Money UK 04/09/2017

Hurray, inflation is back?

qe4people.eu
Michael Mccreadie
Paul Cowan
Richard Anthony Cope
Melvin Carvalho
Matt Bland
Hannah Joinson
Peter England
Dave Lee
Dom Ferrand
Gareth Bowen
Margaret Johnson
Roberto Ro
Chris Bennett
Dave Cad
Lynn Cannon
Trump's infrastructure plan is likely to be a giant giveaway to private investors, accelerating privatization and sticking taxpayers with the bill. In this @The Next System Project policy brief, Ellen Brown shows how approaches grounded in public banking and "qualitative easing" could save trillions while getting America the infrastructure repairs it needs:
Trumps infrastructure plan is likely to be a giant giveaway to private

Policy Brief: Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

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Christopher Waller
Kevin Foley
Kjell Martin Roll