The original motivation of Christine Desan may be indicative…

……and even probably many of us all and perhaps of some of society in general…Christine Desan in discussing her book said she initially “majored in religion and sociology of religion”. The book itself ‘Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism’ is unfortunately expensive to buy but at least it is cheaper as a… Read more

‘Moneyness’ – first impressions…

I’m certainly intrigued by this ‘Moneyness’ concept by Christine Desan outlined in The Monetary Structure of Economic activity. It effectively highlights what the City of London wants – while all the while suggesting that they are (allegedly) influential in ensuring that we all lack sufficient quantities of it – that is, money. In fact, the… Read more

Sunak is wrong and Positive Money is actually right…

This from Positive Money, who I’ve been critical of in the past, is absolutely spot on – although never mind three things wrong that they advocate – I’d suggest that Sunak is actually completely lost – or perhaps, lying… Apologies for the double billing below – only the first one needs attention. ‘Fraid I cannot… Read more

Degrowth and the ‘assistance’ of Modern Monetary Theory

This is an excellent article by Jason Hickell on degrowth and how Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) helps that narrative. Indeed MMT always helps anything that needs resources directed towards it because it actually explains how the monetary system works and shows that money is human created for whatever purpose is required! The article itself is… Read more