Category Archives: Speculation – Good or Bad

Should we let the Wall St. casino keep going or does it need to be rethought and changed?

The FDIC is After Your Money – Bail-In (Seizing Deposits) is the New Bail Out for Banks

The following is the text from a new article by Ellen Brown of the Public Banking Institution The article states the case for public banks but it also continues to warn us against keeping our own money in FDIC banks. … Continue reading

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To make organizations and institutions self-correcting, we need to affect the people in them

We are shouting out that “Corporations aren’t people!” but, as I pointed out in my “People are the organization” post, corporations are made up of people. If any actions we take to influence, channel or control organizations, including corporations, are … Continue reading

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Transfer of Ownership of Physical Assets Should Require Taking Physical Possession of Same

One way to discourage the casino mentality and its impact on our economy – instability and higher prices as middlemen profit without adding value – would be to change our contract laws to require that purchasers of any physical asset … Continue reading

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We need self-correcting systems

Most of the abuses of the mortgage industry and bank foreclosures result because the originator of the mortgage sold their interest in it to another investor who is almost never local. Because they are not local, they have little risk … Continue reading

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Speculation – Good or Bad for Our Economy and Society?

Follow blog postings on this subject by subscribing. Are the prices we pay for what we need the most day to day, like food and fuel, actually determined by market forces or is speculation adding to our cost of living. … Continue reading

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