25 Jan 2024

Vienna, 15 July - 02 August 2024 Applications are now open for AEMS Summer University 2024 - a one-of-a-kind program providing innovative insights to tackle climate change at its core, finding new approaches for our economic and social systems.   There is no planet B! We have to act now in order to limit global warming. AEMS focuses on ways to restructure economic ...

17 Dec 2023

In the world of Economists banks are neutral players in the Economy. They lend from deposits placed by bank customers. If there are no deposits banks cannot lend. Who are the true money creators in the nation is glossed over unaddressed. They believe that is irrelevant to the economy. For Investments to happen the nation must Save. Investments will only materialise when there is enoug...

31 Oct 2023

The Waterworks of Money: private profits, public costs, is now available as part 2 in a free video animation series which shows that the design flaws causing instability in our financial system have not been fundamentally addressed in or after 2008. It also shows how some of the measures taken by our governments and central banks have actually created new incentives for excessive risk ta...

28 Aug 2023

By Samuel Kazen, Positiva Pengar   Introduction Today, money creation is largely outsourced to private banks. According to professor Peter Dietsch, this has devastating consequences for the climate. State-backed public money is automatically poured into whatever private banks deem profitable, including fossil fuel industries and the over-exploiting of natural resour...

30 Jun 2023

By Martijn van Der Linden For the past 2,5 years, I (Martijn van der Linden, PhD., professor New Finance and founding board member of foundation Ons Geld) have collaborated with cartographer Carlijn Kingma and financial investigative journalist Thomas Bollen on mapping our money system and visualizing alternatives with the objective to increase financial literacy.  Although money play...

14 Mar 2023

by Joseph Huber Palgrave macmillan, March 2023, 192 p. The Monetary Turning Point: From Bank Money to Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) | SpringerLink The monetary system is at a turning point. The hitherto dominant type of money, bank deposit money, has past its zenith, while new types of digital money are on the rise, competing for becoming the next dominant type of money, t...

04 Nov 2022

Author Govert Schuller Posted on October 11, 2022  Challenging the theoretical underpinnings of the research for which three US economists received the 2022 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences It is an honor to be awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. This year it went to three American economists “for their research on banks and financial crises”. The lucky...

22 Oct 2022

Support the IMMR and Monetary Reform by purchasing a T-Shirt Today!   The IMMR is raising funds to support our global monetary reform efforts!  A must for any monetary reformer's wardrobe.  Look great while helping promote the movement -only US$30!   All funds raised will be paid directly to the International Movement for Monetary Reform for Operationa...

24 Sep 2022

by Steven Walsh Well, the world doesn't stop turning and evolving. With the hot war in Ukraine - including its nuclear facility in question, COVID, and environmental changes in addition to our economic worries - things are ever more challenging. Money is created to come in and out of circulation and can be an organizational tool to help us face all our challenges if we can take back sei...