What’s the Best Way for Us to Use Money?

Money was created to ease the distribution and exchange of goods and services. Since Earth is the mother of all banks and must be preserved (nature can survive without us but we cannot survive without it), what’s the best way for us to manage and use its resources, which includes us?

Questions for Banking and Government

by Pete on January 23, 2014

My wife, Sandra, and I are financial supporters of the Public Banking Institute (PBI) in Sonoma, California. As a result of my thoughts during conversations with PBI representatives, and since I’m not attending the June PBI conference in Detroit, I was asked to write my thoughts down so other public banking supporters could read them. – Pete What […]

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By Ellen Brown “The powers of financial capitalism had another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole.”  —Prof. Carroll Quigley, Georgetown University, Tragedy and Hope (1966) Iraq […]

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“The powers of financial capitalism had [a] far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks […]

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Do We Distribute Money Fairly

December 16, 2010

Earth is the mother of all banks. How can we share the abundance of this planet fairly without destroying it and ourselves? Public discussion tends to focus more on the tax end of the wealth distribution equation and very little on the  pay end. Why is that? Why aren’t people who transform ideas into reality (laborers) valued as much as […]

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7 Ways to Transform Banking

December 11, 2010

by Fran Korten, Publisher of Yes! Magazine Each of us can help build a resilient financial system that will serve real people in real communities. Are you as outraged as I am by the Wall Street bankers with their fat bonuses, shoddy mortgages, and financial shenanigans? With the gridlock in Washington, I wanted to know […]

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The Trouble with Money

November 11, 2010

Money, in and of itself, is not bad. Like any form of power, it’s all in how we use it. Pure energy, like money, its material equivalent, is shaped into matter and experience by thought. It can be used to lift up or smash down, to build character or destroy character, to express love or […]

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