Making Money: The Philosophy of Crisis Capitalism by Ole Bjerg—A Review and Recommendation
By Ben Rininger. Ole Bjerg’s 2014 book about the philosophy of money creation is a fantastic work; it is, in my opinion, a must-read for anyone curious about how money
The Transformational Approach to Pay for Huge COVID-19 and Climate Costs
Draft New York Times Op-Ed article. February 9, 2021. By Frans Verhagen. There are three approaches of paying for the enormous costs to combat the coronavirus-19 pandemic and the looming
Public and Safe Money . . . in Spanish
Miguel A. Fernández Ordóñez. An Introduction to Monetary Reform. There are very few books in Spanish that deal with bank money reform. There is a classic, the one entitled “Money,
The Problem with Money
By Howard Switzer. There are many writers today analyzing our dire ecologic and economic circumstances that comprise an existential threat to civilization and perhaps even to life on this planet.
About Myself and My Politics (introducing myself to the Alliance)
By Ben Rininger. Not that long ago, before being hired as an AFJM intern, I had been involved in the libertarian movement. While I no longer wear the libertarian label
Politics and Monetary Reform
By Mark Pash. Stephen Zarlenga stated “Communicating Monetary Reform (MR) is the most difficult thing to do in Monetary Reform!” I agree. Stephen spent years working the Halls of Congress.
Triple-column Comparison between Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), the Actual Monetary System, and Sovereign Money Reform (SMR)
A while ago I found a very useful double-column comparison of the concept of the monetary system in Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and how the monetary system actually functions. The
Requesting Evidence for a Crucial MMT Claim
The weight of evidence for an extraordinary claim must be proportioned to its strangeness. – Pierre-Simon Laplace A strange and extraordinary claim is currently doing the rounds in the halls of power and academia.
Monetary Reform and the Next Pandemic
By Mark Pash. True monetary reform–where we issue money without borrowing and paying interest that we are now doing under the current private banking system–will produce additional money supply into
The People Want Their Money Back, Part 2: Shifting the Tide of Our Monetary Understanding – A Resolve
By Joe Bongiovanni. AFJM Legislative Action Committee, March 2020. At the very start of the discussion about AFJM Resolution One, On the Establishment of a National Commission of Inquiry into the Monetary