direct finance, basic income, UBI

direct finance, postive money, UBI Frances Coppola ,Annie Lowrey, Guy Standing,

ENERGY

ENERGY - articles theconversation.com 12-1-2022 A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis - Charles F. Kutscher, Jeffrey Logan In the summer of 1988, scientist James Hansen testified to Congress that carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels was dangerously warming the planet. Scientific meetings were held, voluminous reports were written, and … Continue reading ENERGY

NeoLiberalism

academia.edu/PDF  2013 The Neoliberal Resurgence and the Threat of Austerity Boris Frankel The enormity of the current crisis (known superficially as the GFC), prompts one to ask why is it that neoliberalism still dominates both government policy practice and university economics theory and, moreover, why has it actually gained a new and possibly stronger lease … Continue reading NeoLiberalism

monetary fiscal political ECB/EU, Japan

see also monetary fiscal political - Fed US  BoE UK digital money news -  CBDCs  & monetary politics  MMT observatory articles - updated 12/2021 tagesschau.de/wirtschaft/finanzen/bundesbank-jens-weidmann unherd.com/   9/12/2021  The Japanification of the Eurozone - ECB holdings of government debt are now very close to Japanese levels - Governments around the world have borrowed their way through … Continue reading monetary fiscal political ECB/EU, Japan

Schwarze Null Vergiftet Europa

In einem Artikel vor dem Euro Gipfel  schlagen die deutschen Finanz- und Außenminister Olaf Scholz und Heiko Maas flexible ESM-Anpassungen  und einen paneuropäischen Garantiefonds vor, um "sehr schnell, unkompliziert und im nötigen Umfang ... gezielte Hilfe zu leisten."    Lesen Sie hier den ganzen Artikel Die Minister scheinen einen "möglichen komplexen Kompromiss" vorzuschlagen, wie Adam … Continue reading Schwarze Null Vergiftet Europa

Creditors Kill Europe

In a pre-summit article, German finance and foreign ministers Olaf Scholz and Heiko Maas  suggest flexible ESM adjustments to provide  "quick and targeted relief... (and) ... a pan-European guarantee fund to secure loans ... (so)  the European Investment Bank (EIB) would ensure liquidity for small and medium-sized enterprises in the EU countries." read the whole … Continue reading Creditors Kill Europe

GROWTH! What Growth?

Alf_Hornborg writes in his article “How to turn an ocean liner”:  “Although soon reduced to a heterodox and marginalized position, the critique of growth has continued to challenge mainstream dogmas of economics and policy for over four decades. Countless debates have raged on what exactly is the problem of sustainability, whether the design of taxes … Continue reading GROWTH! What Growth?

QE3 : The Board Members’ Memo

"If you are looking for intent AND stupidity, look at governments" World Citizen on Mishtalk. I call this this post QE3 because it turns out to be my third one on this topic. "End of (His)story" was the first. Not that I realised. I was just poking fun at all the defunct economics (1) implict … Continue reading QE3 : The Board Members’ Memo