LINKS: OTHER WEBSITES ON MONEY, MONETARY REFORM AND BANKING
Websites with an interesting vision on money and banking:
The Public Banking Institute, PBI, is committed to public banking becoming a mainstay of support for the new economy. It advocates public banking for freeing the credit potential of public revenues and then harnessing this public wealth to create sustainable, abundant and affordable credit to support local economies and citizens and building economic capacity for investment in such fields as renewable energy and sustainable agriculture.
Website dedicated to a book by Ellen Hodgson Brown (one of the driving forces behind the Public Banking Institute), The Web of Debt: The Shocking Truth About Our Money System And How We Can Break Free, which explains how in today’s society money creation has been captured by private interests. The book explores the history of money and banking, public and private, and presents public banking and money creation as an alternative to today’s financial system in which money creation has been appropriated by private banks. The website has a blog page (http://webofdebt.wordpress.com/feedback/ with active ongoing discussions.
Bernard Lietaer is a monetary expert with a long track record in banking and the design and implementation of currency systems. He has studied and worked in the field of money for more than 30 years in an unusually broad range of capacities, including central banking, fund management, as a university professor, and as a consultant to governments in numerous countries, multinational corporations, and community organizations. His most well-know book is The Future of Money: Creating New Wealth, Work and a Wiser World (London: Random House, January 2001). His website contains information on his books and other work, and many links to related websites.
Website managed by Thomas E. Greco Jr., dedicated to demystifying money by presenting the best leading-edge ideas on monetary and non-monetary exchange. It is a resource devoted to the advancement of economic democracy, self-determination, and global harmony.