Documents For: Alternative Banking

Beowulf’s Proposals for Specific Legislation modifications for the Fed and Treasury

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These were suggestions to Sen Bernie Sander’s advisory panel by Beowulf. He said I’ve listed below possible legislative language to Place Fed under Tsy control, Authorize Tsy to issue US Notes to fund spending and the Fed to issue debt obligations to control interest rates, Use coin seigniorage to offset budgetary costs of net interest, […]

CORPORATE PERSONHOOD AND ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY

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CORPORATE PERSONHOOD AND ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY             Luigi Cerri Università di Siena, Dipartimento di Economia Politica Université de Paris X, Ecole Doctorale “Economie, Organisation, Société”     Abstract     The political and economic power that big private business has accumulated since the early 20th century poses a serious question to […]

Brainstorming The Banking Problems To Diagnose The Issues And Deduce Areas of Reform/Replacement

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Brainstorming The Banking Problems To Diagnose The Issues Which Will Point to Logical Areas to Reform or Replace   The type of brainstorming I am suggesting using here is a “DFA/CampWellstone” style of brainstorming used to identify problems which can be aggregated into consensus building areas of reform.  Brainstorming is generally done in person or […]

#OWS Alternative Banking Meeting Minutes || October 30

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Where: Carne Ross’s HQ (Independent Diplomat) located at 45 East 20th Street. 3pm Meeting convened at 3pm EST. Adjourned 5:20pm. List of participants will be attached. Note: Volunteered to take the minutes after introductions were already made. Therefore most of the comments and questions are not attributed. Please take responsibility for comments that you know […]

Dennis Kucinich’s “National Emergency Employment Defense Act of 2011″ (Restoring the authority of Congress to create and regulate money)

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H. R. 2990 To create a full employment economy as a matter of national economic defense; to provide for public investment in capital infrastructure; to provide for reducing the cost of public investment; to retire public debt; to stabilize the Social Security retirement system; to restore the authority of Congress to create and regulate money, […]

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act — Entire Item + Summaries

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The whole magilla.  Over 2300 pages ! http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?c111:6:./temp/~c111g5eCbF:: Links to some good summaries: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:H.R.4173: Cliff’s Notes on the Dodd-Frank Act. (There are many summaries- this is a simple and readable one– Warning: ..will not be satisfying to financial geek types.) http://banking.senate.gov/public/_files/070110_Dodd_Frank_Wall_Street_Reform_comprehensive_summary_Final.pdf

#OWS: Alt. Banking Meeting Minutes || 23 October 2011

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Where: Carne Ross’s HQ (Independent Diplomat) on East 20th Street, Manhattan. 3pm. •Meeting convened just after 3pm EST. Adjourned 4:45pm. Carne will attach a list of attendees but at least two participated via telephone: Bob Foster and Fran Quittel (sp). Topline: It was decided by unanimous consensus to move all discussion to nycga.net. Carne offered […]

Credit Unions in NYC

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Credit Unions in NYC   This list is not meant to be exhaustive—if you do not see a credit union for which you are eligible, check www.ncua.gov, or ask the HR manager at your employer if your work makes you eligible for a credit union membership.  Many churches have also formed credit unions (too numerous […]