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My Name Is ARMFIN. I Am the God of Total Power

I am working these days on the global war in Ukraine and the financialisation of water and nature on a global scale. The freewheeling text below has emerged as a ‘side effect’.. RP Who I am. I come from distant,…

Beyond Money

Is it possible to imagine a world without money? Anitra Nelson, in her recent book, “Beyond Money: A Post Capitalist Strategy”, not only envisions that world but also gives it concrete shape, laying the ideological foundation of a post-money society…

The White-West: A Cultural Dictatorship of Money

Every day of late, we seem to hear a warning that goes something like this: “Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has highlighted the very real fact that authoritarian forces are on the rise and that democracy is under attack across…

The Great Divorce of the Century

The COVID pandemic has pushed the close-knit relationship between work and money towards a bitter divorce. Millions lost their jobs and their money, some kept their jobs and their money, and others goteven more money without doing much. This situation didn’t start with the pandemic, but…

Selectively Unwalking the Path of History

I would like to help you out. Which way did you come in? I would like to suggest a way to make the impossible possible, starting from the premise that the basic juridical principles and cultural premises of the global…

Money is Only Pieces of Paper

Money is only pieces of paper. It tears like paper, burns like paper. You can’t eat it, you can’t wrap things in it, you can’t write on it. It’s less useful. Money is a convention. It’s an agreement that, until…

Why the G7 can only deliver more of the same (only worse). But there is hope

It is that time of the year and the leaders of 7 industrialised countries get together to address the world situation. What an opportunity to deal with inequality, the climate crisis, the trade wars, gender discrimination, racism, the refugees crisis,…

Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All at Risk

by Ellen Brown, originally posted on Truthdig, Sept. 13, 2018   Excluding institutions such as Blackrock and Vanguard, which are composed of multiple investors, the largest single players in global equity markets are now thought to be central banks themselves. An…

Video: Richard D. Wolff – What is Money? Why do some have more than others?

This video is part 2 of an educational & historical series with Professor of Economics Emeritus (University of Massachusetts), Marxist economist and founder of Democracy at Work, Richard D. Wolff. In this interview we talk to him about an instrument…

Money, Economy, Economics

By Johan Galtung* Money is the key: that genius innovation for storing general value and exchanging specific values according to price. Not strange, that heads of state had their faces imprinted on coins and bills. But not on cents and…

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