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Monetary Reform

Debt Ceiling Means Another Chance to Discuss the Trillion Dollar Coin

Mike Sandler | Posted 10.16.2016 | Business
Mike Sandler

If the debt ceiling causes a default or government shutdown and becomes a campaign issue in the 2016 election, there are some signs that the coin could be taken seriously by the Democratic front-runners for president.

Greece's Debt, a New Monetary System, and the Climate Negotiations in Paris

Mike Sandler | Posted 07.10.2016 | Home
Mike Sandler

The amount of debt forgiveness that Greece is able to obtain may be an indicator for how negotiations will go for the world's ecological debts in Paris.

Monetary Reform and Some July 4th Thoughts

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 07.02.2016 | Politics
Stephen Zarlenga

The continuing crisis for many millions of our people gives an important opportunity to reform our monetary system and eliminate the privilege banks have to create what we use for money, when they extend loans; to eliminate their power to cause financial crises and obscenely concentrate wealth into undeserving hands.

New Year's Resolution for America

Dennis J. Kucinich | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Dennis J. Kucinich

When anyone of us resolves toward self-improvement, it can impact the lives of those we love. How much more impact can we have, if in the new year we work to recreate the future of this country we love, by resolving to take bold steps in a new direction in a new year?

Sequesters, Shutdowns and Defaults

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Stephen Zarlenga

Congress squabbles but the present system just can't relieve or solve the problem -- because the debt money system itself is the problem!

The Trillion Dollar Coin vs. Limits to Growth

Mike Sandler | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Mike Sandler

Is the trillion dollar coin sustainable? If it helps inspire ideas to solve the planet's economic and ecological problems, it sure can be.

What Would a Trillion-dollar Coin Mean?

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Stephen Zarlenga

Considering the destruction the banks have wrought, shouldn't our nation revisit the foolish policy of giving banks the license to create our nation's money, then having our government borrowing that money and paying interest on it?

The Trillion-dollar Coin's Week of Fame

Mike Sandler | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Mike Sandler

As the Vatican learned with Galileo, the truth has a way of resurfacing. Be on the lookout for debt-free, interest-free money, coming soon to a country-needlessly-plunged-into-recession-by-austerity near you.

Beyond Debt Ceiling, Trillion Dollar Coin Offers New Economic Paradigm

Mike Sandler | Posted 01.10.2013 | Business
Mike Sandler

The coin presents a rare opportunity to have a public discussion about the nature of money, something very few people understand. If advocates play their cards (and coins) right, it could even result in the creation of a new and more sustainable monetary system.

Completing Our Fourth of July Declaration

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Stephen Zarlenga

This crisis gives us our only opportunity to reform our monetary system and eliminate the private creation of money; to eliminate using debt for money; to establish our nation's full sovereignty.

International Policy: Its Relationship to the Domestic Economy

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

This coming Sunday we will observe the 10th anniversary of a terrible blow to our nation's sense of security and confidence. We need to remember who we are. And in the act of remembering we will regain our confidence and our economic strength.

'Front Running' Against Humanity in the Oil Markets

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business
Stephen Zarlenga

There's no reason to allow wealthy speculators to position themselves between the world's limited oil supplies and those who have to use that oil to keep the world economy functioning.

Talking to Regular People Regarding Economic Reform

Scott Baker | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
Scott Baker

People who have taken some alternative economics classes, read some alternative economics books (e.g. Henry George, Ellen Brown, Stephen Zarlenga, etc...

Congressman Dennis Kucinich's Briefing to Solve the Debt Crisis

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business
Stephen Zarlenga

On Tuesday, July 26th, a day Washington DC was consumed by turmoil and posturing over "solving" a phony budget and debt crisis; in one place in the Capitol there was common sense -- the best America can offer.

Greening the Dollar

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business
Stephen Zarlenga

Real progress on monetary reform is being made. Don't swallow the widespread negativism spread, out of error or by design, which tries to convince people that there's no use in fighting for justice.

Part III: How the Economists Facilitated the Crisis and Must Now Be Held Accountable

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business
Stephen Zarlenga

Over time, whoever controls the money system controls the nation. Society's definition or concept of money will determine who controls the money system.

Part II: How the Economists Facilitated the Crisis and Must Now Be Held Accountable

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 08.15.2011 | Business
Stephen Zarlenga

Economists' most glaring error is not understanding or appreciating the difference between money and credit. Most can't conceive of practical ways we can use real government-issued money instead of private debt.

How the Economists Facilitated the Crisis and Must Now Be Held Accountable

Stephen Zarlenga | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business
Stephen Zarlenga

With rare exceptions, those in control of the world's monetary/economic agenda and the theories supporting it have helped bring the world to its knees. Shouldn't they and their theories be held accountable?

Stephen Zarlenga's American Monetary Act: A Review

Scott Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Baker

I like Ron Paul. He is a Maverick. Paul is consistent in his views on monetary reform. Alas, he is consistently wrong.