Maintaining the status quo is an increasingly difficult job. A more informed global public now means that selling war, lying in the media and justifying crony capitalism is met with understandable disdain. This is a problem for the establishment and the propagandists who work on its behalf. For propaganda to work, you need people to […]
Equally parasitic as the medieval Black Death, the pandemic we face in the 21st Century is a psychological phenomenon rather than a biological one. Its name is ‘deceit’, and our political & economic institutions are riddled with it. Mark GB calls out the manifestations of the 21st-century plague – and it might just provide the antidote you need to survive it.
What most of us have long believed about how the economy works is based on a set of fundamental myths, supported by a series of inappropriate and misleading metaphors, from which it is difficult to escape.
We met Ben Dyson and Andrew Jackson from Positive Money and discuss their proposals to reform the monetary system.
They assume that money is essentially tokens passed from person to person as they exchange goods.