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Don’t use money to flood financial markets, give it to people instead (Video)
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Quantitative Easing is back – but will it help the real economy? (nef)
Tweet Last week the Bank of England surprised commentators with the scale of its post-Brexit monetary stimulus package. It included a new £70bn round of quantitative easing (QE), the first since 2012, as well as the more widely predicted 0.25% cut … Continue reading →
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RT: Govt policy exacerbates house prices (Video) - “We have an economy that relies on house prices getting higher and higher whilst wages have been stagnating and savings depleted. One of the reasons for this is monetary policy that results in maintaining asset price bubbles including housing.” Fran … Continue reading → The post RT: Govt policy exacerbates house prices (Video) appeared first on Positive Money.
Tweet “We have an economy that relies on house prices getting higher and higher whilst wages have been stagnating and savings depleted. One of the reasons for this is monetary policy that results in maintaining asset price bubbles including housing.” … Continue reading →
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Will encouraging people to get into more debt do the trick? (LBC radio)
Tweet “The Bank of England is relying on the same failed policies that we’ve seen in the last seven years – low interest rates and quantitative easing – which can only work by encouraging more private sector borrowing. But given … Continue reading →
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Leading economists to Chancellor: time to support alternatives to quantitative easing
Tweet 35 leading economists sent an open letter to Philip Hammond asking that he supports a new form of monetary policy. Responding to concerns expressed by the Prime Minister that low rates and quantitative easing have disproportionately benefited the wealthy, … Continue reading →
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Bank of England, if old tools don’t work anymore, consider new ones
Tweet With recent data showing that economic conditions seem to be deteriorating, the Bank of England is expected to lower its UK growth forecasts and come up with a stimulus package to aid the UK economy. Instead of cutting interest … Continue reading →
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Create money for people, not financial markets (Video) - On Wednesday 17th August we’ve launched a new campaign calling for an end to quantitative easing in favour of alternative monetary stimulus measures. RT News have reported on it (amongst many others). Watch the video which includes interviews with Professor … Continue reading → The post Create money for people, not financial markets (Video) appeared first on Positive Money.
Tweet On Wednesday 17th August we’ve launched a new campaign calling for an end to quantitative easing in favour of alternative monetary stimulus measures. RT News have reported on it (amongst many others). Watch the video which includes interviews with … Continue reading →
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Create money for people, not financial markets – Campaign launch
Tweet About forty Positive Money supporters gathered on Wednesday 17th August outside the Bank of England to launch a new campaign calling for an end to quantitative easing in favour of alternative monetary stimulus measures. The event came just two … Continue reading →
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Change money change the world – Song (Video) - “Since the crash of 2008 I have become very interested in the way our money system works.. or doesn’t work.. and have been researching this extensively. I was really shocked however when I discovered that banks ‘create’ money and then … Continue reading → The post Change money change the world – Song (Video) appeared first on Positive Money.
Tweet “Since the crash of 2008 I have become very interested in the way our money system works.. or doesn’t work.. and have been researching this extensively. I was really shocked however when I discovered that banks ‘create’ money and … Continue reading →
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Can the Bank of England prevent another recession? (Podcast)
Tweet The Bank of England has cut interest rates and announced more Quantitative Easing to avoid a post-Brexit economic slowdown. Will it bring the intended results? Fran Boait, Director of Positive Money, discusses this in the nef’s Weekly Economics Podcast: … Continue reading →
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Big Money Questions: How money is created? (Video) - “How is money created? It masquerades as such a simple question, but it’s one that befuddles MPs, even economists and so many of us who happily use the stuff every day.”, reads the article in The Daily Mail, 29th July 2016. … Continue reading → The post Big Money Questions: How money is created? (Video) appeared first on Positive Money.
Tweet “How is money created? It masquerades as such a simple question, but it’s one that befuddles MPs, even economists and so many of us who happily use the stuff every day.”, reads the article in The Daily Mail, 29th July … Continue reading →
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A movement to democratise money and banking so that it works FOR society and not against it.
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Positive Money is a movement to democratise money and banking so that it works for society and not against it.

Our current financial system has left us with the highest personal debt in history, unaffordable housing, worsening inequality, high unemployment and banks that are subsidised with taxpayers' money. We believe that these problems have a common root: money.

Find out more at positivemoney.org
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