We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore Lappé, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Monopoly Money and the International Banking Cartel

from Council on Renewal. Understanding money creation under private banking institutions is extremely important. After reading this article, to delve deeper into the subject I suggest you do one or all of the following:
There are many other sources, but I've found these to be helpful.