Greece’s Debt, a New Monetary System, and the Climate Negotiations in Paris

Jul 15, 2015 Comments Off on Greece’s Debt, a New Monetary System, and the Climate Negotiations in Paris by

Mike Sandler’s new blog post discusses the role played by debt-based money in the Greek financial crisis, and the reasons why a return to a gold standard wouldn’t work, and goes on to propose some solutions. Mike will be leading the Feasta delegation to the COP-21 summit in Paris later this year.

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Caroline Whyte collaborated with Richard Douthwaite on an online update of his book Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies in an Unstable World in 2002-3 and went on to study ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden in 2005-6, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She compiled the conclusion for Feasta's 2011 book Fleeing Vesuvius and was a contributor to the Feasta Climate Group's book Sharing for Survival in 2012. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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