I remember reading that Gordon Brown said the Government can either tax or borrow to raise money when he was acting as PM. As if he had forgotten or never knew that governments ought to create money and put it in circulation, if they want to ‘run’ the economy.
BUT: they don’t and don’t seem to want to either.
Here’s a good introductory article: Op-Ed: Debt-free money for 2014?
Here’s a remarkable historic account in 6,000 words: John Bradbury and Thomas Paine.
And here are money related petitions you might want to sign:
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