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02/21/2017 at 11:09. Facebook
This is our “once-in-a-decade” chance to make our money and banking system fairer:

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02/20/2017 at 20:20. Facebook
There is a lot of confusion about the role interest plays in the current monetary system. It is often suggested that the fundamental problem is not the banking sector’s ability to create money, but the idea that “banks create … Continue reading →

Money Creation & Interest (Part 1)

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02/19/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
Check out how Positive Money supporters want to make the money and banking system work for, not against, society this year!

2017 Positive Money supporter survey – the results!

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02/17/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Fed up of the richest getting richer whilst cuts are pushed on the rest of us? Now we have a chance to demand the government come up with fairer policies, because a small, influential group of MPs are asking for our views.
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02/16/2017 at 19:25. Facebook
Instead of injecting billions into financial markets with no significant effect on growth and unemployment, the bank could stimulate the economy by distributing new money into Europeans' bank accounts

ECB should give money directly to citizens

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Don't you think tax-payers should profit more than big banks from something that's created out of nothing?

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It's common knowledge that printing your own £10 notes at home is frowned upon by Her Majesty's police. Yet there's a small collection of companies that are authorised to create – and spend – more new money than the counterfeiters have ever been able to print. In industry jargon, these companies are called "monetary and financial institutions", but you probably know them by their street name:...
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The days of the credit crunch can seem to be well and truly behind us. 2016 was the second successive year when bank lending to the economy was in positive territory – that is the total loans issued were … Continue reading →

Banks are lending to buy houses, not build businesses

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What’s wrong about the way that most people think banks work:
This terrible statistic lurks behind many of the world’s worst troubles. How has it come to be? It might seem a great mystery, but it’s not. Of all the various factors that contribute to the inequality… Continue reading →

Eight people own more than half the world’s population

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Who controls the creation of new money? Many people might answer ‘the state’ or the ‘central bank’. But the hard currency printed by the Bank of England only amounts to 3% of the money in circulation in Britain today. … Continue reading →

Exposed: The banks’ £23bn hidden subsidy

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Mark Carney recently warned that household borrowing has “accelerated notably”. The Bank considers excessive household debt as one of the biggest threats to our economy.

Tough choices for the Bank as inflation rises

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This is brilliant! Prof Steve Keen as cocktail maker explaining the global money system
£23 billion a year is a colossal sum, even as far as our banks are concerned. It represents 73% of banks’ profits after provision of taxes.

It’s yet another example of the generous public subsidies the banking sector enjoys, even as they fail to properly invest in our communities or small businesses.

The subsidy instead helps supports excessive pay and non-productive lending – only 10% of...
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Exposed: the banks’ £23bn hidden subsidy

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