03 Jul 2019

Position paper from Ons Geld following the WRR report "Money and debt" In its report "Money and debt" the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) calls for a safe-haven for book money. In this position paper, we propose to shape this safe-haven as a public depository offering personal full reserve accounts on the basis of which market participants - banks and non-bank...

30 Jun 2019

We are excited to share some success stories from our national member organizations around the world. Our movement is definitely making great progress and it is encouraging to hear the big and small steps to a money system that serves people and planet. Netherlands: Ons Geld, by Edgar Wortmann In the last months, we invested much time in contacting political parties. This is be...

02 May 2019

The goal of a sovereign money reform is to place the money creation into the hands of a public institution that serves the public interest. However, there are still many different design options how to implement this, i.e. what instruments should be used to steer the money supply or if the payment system should be run by the state or private payment providers. To bring more clarity to th...

22 Nov 2018

Brussels - EU Commissioner Varoufakis has announced a citizens' dividend. For every European, € 25,000 is available for debt reduction. This follows the switch to the digital euro. Over 80% of all savings balances have now been converted. As of today, deposits are no longer freely available. The citizens’ dividend will be paid out in July and can be used to reduce bank loans. Those wh...