A Must Watch: 'Money Creation & Society' Debate in UK Parliament - YouTube

It begins. This forces the issues into the mainstream, finally!

If monetary and banking reform is done correctly, all other things being equal, it will eliminate worldly poverty from the Earth.

Of course, the debate in Parliament didn't cover all the refinements I've been advocating, but it is a great start.

The chamber is relatively empty, but this movement has legs. Politicians there and here are going to be pressed on the issues more and more and more.

I'm glad I've had a small hand in getting this issue rolling. I've hammered and hammered and hammered on it.

See: Public Banking & United States Notes: Prosperity For Main Street, Not Wall Street


Tom Usher

Unfortunately, the "big" names that were dropped in the debate will get the credit; but others and I (a tiny handful) know who really brought this issue back to life.

For instance, Dennis Kucinich deserves much credit because he listened to those promoting it and even presented legislation, I backed with qualifications I've mentioned elsewhere on this blog and in other venues both public and private.

On Thursday 20th November 2014, for the first time in 170 years, UK parliament has debated the creation of money. Few people know that 97% of our money supply is created not by the government (or the central bank), but by commercial banks in the form of loans.

As the results of our recent poll show, most MPs lack a sufficient understanding of money creation. A worrying number of our MPs do not understand where money comes from. This leaves them ill-equipped to predict another financial crisis, deal with rising debt, housing bubbles or understand a fundamental driver of inequality.

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Snippet: Keystone XL - we won! But the real battle lies ahead - The Ecologist

This is not just a struggle to stop one pipeline; it is a struggle for the future of the Earth, and that means that the tar sands - the Earth's largest and most toxic industrial project - must be shut down, and all pipelines extending from it thwarted.

Source: Keystone XL - we won! But the real battle lies ahead - The Ecologist.


Tom Usher

The libertarian capitalists don't appear to give a damn. They are bent for Hell, to bring it here as quickly as they are able, then die into it forever.

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Huge Increase in US Chronic Diseases Linked to Glyphosate Herbicides

RoundupA huge increase in the incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases has been reported in the United States (US) over the last 20 years. Similar increases have been seen globally. The herbicide glyphosate was introduced in 1974 and its use is accelerating with the advent of herbicide-tolerant genetically engineered (GE) crops. Evidence is mounting that glyphosate interferes with many metabolic processes in plants and animals and glyphosate residues have been detected in both. Glyphosate disrupts the endocrine system and the balance of gut bacteria, it damages DNA and is a driver of mutations that lead to cancer. In the present study, US government databases were searched for GE crop data, glyphosate application data and disease epidemiological data. Correlation analyses were then performed on a total of 22 diseases in these time-series data sets. The Pearson correlation coefficients are highly significant....

Source: Huge Increase in US Chronic Diseases Linked to Glyphosate Herbicides.

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