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References and Links

This is a selection of what I have read – honest!:

Bakan 2004: Joel Bakan, ‘The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power’, Constable(UK) or Simon and Schuster (USA), 2004 – the book is much better than the DVD.

Chicago Tribune, ‘Exclusive: U.S. banks told to make plans for preventing collapse’, 10 Aug 2012,

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-rt-us-banks-recoveryplansbre87905n-20120809,0,3006538.story

Creating New Money: Joseph Huber and James Robertson, ‘Creating New Money: a Monetary Reform for the Information Age’, New Economics Foundation, 2000, available as a free pdf download from: http://www.jamesrobertson.com/subject-guide.htm#money. This proposal involves central banks taking over money creation from commercial banks.

Economist Aug 2009: Robert Lucas, ‘In defence of the dismal science’, Aug 6th 2009, http://www.economist.com/node/14165405

FPC2: Minutes on 2nd meeting of FPC on 20 sept 2011, found at
http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/publications/records/fpc/pdf/2011/record1110.pdf

fullfact.org

Future Money: James Robertson, ‘FUTURE MONEY: Breakdown or Breakthrough?’, Green Books, 2012 – www.greenbooks.co.uk/en/book/414/future-money.html.

Haldane 2010: Andrew Haldane et. al., ‘The Future of Finance: the LSE Report’, 2010, futureoffinance.org.uk, available in print or as a free pdf download.

Hutton 2002 : Will Hutton, ‘The World We’re In’, Little Brown, 2002, especially chapter 3: ‘Waging War without Blood’

ICB: The Independent Commission on the Banking System http://bankingcommission.independent.gov.uk/ issued its final report on 12 Sept 2011. – downloadable from that site.

http://inequalitiesblog.wordpress.com/2012/08/07/in-defence-of-benefit-take-up-statistics/

Jackson 2009: Tim Jackson, “Prosperity without Growth:Economics for a Finite Planet”, Earthscan, 2009 – updated version of Sustainable Development Commission report of same title March 2009. The SDC is now defunct thanks to the Tories, but link http://www.sd-commission.org.uk/publications.php?id=914 is still there. Paperback version of book published March 2011.

John Kay 2009: Prof. John Kay, ‘Narrow Banking’, http://www.johnkay.com/2009/09/15/narrow-banking

Jubilee Debt Campaign,2013,  ‘Our interactive view of debt across the planet’, http://jubileedebt.org.uk/countries

Lines 2011: Thomas Lines, ‘The Dog that Didn’t Bark: When banking crises didn’t occur and what we can learn from that ‘, Green House Think Tank, 22 Sept 2011, http://www.greenhousethinktank.org/

NEF 2011: Josh Ryan-Collins, Tony Greenham, Richard Werner, and Andrew Jackson, ‘Where Does Money Come from: a guide to the UK Monetary and Banking System’, New Economics Foundation, london, Sept 2011, info@neweconomics.org

Popper 1934: Karl Popper, ‘The Logic of Scientific Discovery’, 1934 (Popper’s own English translation of the original German text.) look it up on wikipedia to find a version in print.

Positive Money: a campaign group dedicated to securing monetary reform along the lines set out in ‘Creating New Money’ (q.v.). http://www.positivemoney.org.uk/. This reform is sometimes refered to as 100% reserve banking, but I don’t think this is 100% accurate.

Positive Money/NEF/Richard Werner: TOWARDS A TWENTY,FIRST CENTURY BANKING AND MONETARY SYSTEM – SUBMISSION TO THE INDEPENDENT COMMISSION ON BANKING Joint submission to the ICB by Ben Dyson (Positive Money), Tony Greenham, and Josh Ryan-Collins (New Economics Foundation), and Prof. Richard A. Werner ( Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development – University of Southampton, School of Management ) – downloadable from: http://bankingcommission.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Positive-Money-NEF-and-Richard-Werner-Issues-Paper-Response.pdf

Reinhardt & Rogoff 2009: Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, ‘This Time It’s Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly’ , Princeton University Press, 2009

Soros 1998: George Soros, ‘The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered’, Dec 1998, mixed reviews but perhaps worth reading for his explanation of how he made his money and his concept of ‘reflexivity’ – but he has written a lot more since.

TheMoneyMasters.com

Turner 2010: Adair Turner in, ‘The Future of Finance: the LSE Report’, 2010, futureoffinance.org.uk, available in print or as a free pdf download.

Turner Sept 2011: ‘Credit creation and social optimality’, 29 September 2011, Speech by Adair Turner, Chairman, FSA
at Southampton University, http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pages/Library/Communication/Speeches/2011/0929_at.shtml

United States Senate, PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, entitled “WALL STREET AND THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse”, April 2011 – downloadable at http://hsgac.senate.gov/public/_files/Financial_Crisis/FinancialCrisisReport.pdf . It is
sufficient to read the Executive Summary.

Werner 2005: Richard A Werner, “New Paradigm in Macroeconomics: solving the riddle of Japan’s macroeconomic performance”, Palgrave MacMillan, 2005.

Werner 2010: Richard A Werner, ‘Towards Stable and Competitive Banking in the UK – Evidence for the ICB’, Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development, University of Southampton, 15 Nov 2010 , downloadable from: http://bankingcommission.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Richard-Werner-Issues-Paper-Response.pdf or http://www.southampton.ac.uk/management/research/groups/centre_for_banking_finance_and_sustainable_development.page

Werner 2010-2: Seminer 25 Sept 2010: ‘Quantitative Easing’ – What you always wanted to know about it, and what you are not supposed to find out – Main Speaker – Prof. Richard Werner, downloaded from: http://www.schooleconomicscience.org/phpBB2/download.php?id=286&sid=298a5fe4b44b9c580c33e99234e93e1c

Woolley 2010: Paul Woolley in ‘The Future of Finance: the LSE Report’, 2010, futureoffinance.org.uk, available in print or as a free pdf download.

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Links:

http://occupylsx.org/?p=1053    Trust and Values in the City? Who benefits from the City of London Corporation?

Lessons from Iceland     http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2011/11/20111112112247893482.html

http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/broke-10-facts-about-the-financial-condition-of-american-families-that-will-blow-your-mind

Pay to Stay Prisons
http://www.nationofchange.org/consuming-containment-purchasing-punishment-pay-stay-prisons-and-great-risk-shift-1321203139

http://boingboing.net/2011/11/11/stop-sopa-save-the-internet.html

http://www.scriptonitedaily.org/ very good blog now http://scriptonitedaily.wordpress.com/about/

http://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/doreen-massey/ills-of-financial-dominance

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