Public Talk and Panel Discussion
Date and Time: Tues 9th March 2010, 7:30 pm
Venue: Robert Emmet Theatre (Nassau St. entrance), Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
€10 (at door)
Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev
March 2008. at our first Trinity lecture, Fred Harrison clearly predicted a rapidly approaching bank and property crisis.
April 2009. at our second Trinity lecture, Harrison outlined a policy which would prevent future Boom-Bust disasters.
November 2009. Site Value Tax policy becomes part of government policy.
March 2010. At this third Trinity lecture, Fred Harrison, Dr Constantin Gurdgiev and a panel of experts set out …
In The Ecology of Money, Richard Douthwaite argues that just as different insects and animals have different effects on human society and the natural world, money has different effects according to its origins and purposes. Was it created to make profits for a commercial bank, or issued by a government as a form of taxation? Or was it created by its users themselves purely to facilitate their trade? And was it made in the place where it is used, or did local people have to provide goods and services to outsiders to get enough of it to trade among themselves? The Briefing shows that it will be impossible to build a just and sustainable world, unless and until money creation is democratized. Richard says that it is potentially the most important thing he has written.
By John Jopling for Feasta, October 2003
This submission argues that the Sustainable Development Commission has thus far tended to emphasise symptoms of global problems rather than their root causes. In particular, it argues that the SDC should consider the role played by the global financial system in the world economy, and the link between debt-based money and the pressure on economies to expand indefinitely.
The full text can be found below or downloaded as a PDF version…