Money, Government constitutional change and Local Liberation…

There is an interesting article in the FT that suggests we should be abolishing the House of Lords in order to fix the democratic deficit. Regional inequality, the same article suggests, is entwined with the democratic deficit. I rather thought that the democratic deficit was something that was supposed to be unique to the EU… Read more

Mutual Banking…

I think it is worth drawing attention to the latest newsletter of the South West Mutual – a fledgling co-operative bank that is trying to establish itself as the first such institution in the UK. Those that consider we have already a Co-operative Bank are obviously correct – but not in reality – as it… Read more

Too busy in the City – versus the advantage of local banks

There is an interesting new interview from Renegade Inc with Professor Richard Werner: Presenter, Ross Ashcroft quotes: “As the Russian Proverb goes: There is nothing more permanent than a temporary solution.”  And that is Quantitative Easing (QE), which term of course Richard Werner invented. But now, more important, I’d suggest are his ideas on local… Read more

Green New Deal Rising is both our youth’s and our future…

And should surely make us all sit up…. It also shames the Labour Party leadership – what are they doing? (a powerful one and three quarter minute watch): The young have discovered, entirely correctly, that most people are being exploited while the planet is destroyed in the pursuit of profit for the few. There is… Read more