Readers,this is a draft of the first part of the proposal I am working on. Please, offer constructive suggestions if you have any. thanks,
The draft below is as of July 12th 2012 Tadit
Introduction to the Community Reserve Exchange, Being the change...
version 4.5, post July 12th, 2012
"From the Twin Oaks Intentional Community to MMT/FF, Community Centered Economics That Works" by Tadit Anderson
This is a piece of a larger project to present the Community Reserve Exchange as an autonomous economic initiative. Feedback is generally welcomed, Tadit
Madison Labor Activists Strategize for 'Class War' Ignited by Walker Budget Bill" Pat Schneider,The Capital Times Feb. 16, 2011
What's happening now in Wisconsin, with thousands of workers flooding the Capitol to protest Gov. Scott Walker's move to snuff the collective bargaining power of public employees, is much more than backlash against a union-busting maneuver, labor activists and their supporters said Tuesday evening at a forum at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Madison.
It is, they insist, the first counter-strike in a class war being waged against workers.
Far from being a panacea for fighting rural poverty, microcredit can impose additional burdens on the rural poor, without markedly improving their socio-economic condition.
Readers: This represents a somewhat different perspective and has some analytical flaws which I will comment on later. PROUT can be an adequate starting point for the transformation of economic practices. The point being made by this inclusion is that at least this position does not attempt to validate and justify oligarchy and greed which underlies much of the econo-theology of "Free Market" capitalism, imo.This article also comes from Venezuela, which is attempting to establish a 21st century socialism. What that goal implies or what the outcome will be is for a different time. Admin
Readers: Please, also read Jamie Walton's rebuttal to this article which makes Ellen Brown's suggestion a red herring at "Why States Going into the Banking Business Would be a Distraction, not a Solution to their Fiscal Problems" http://economics.arawakcity.org/node/240
Ellen Brown, October 14th, 2009
...get local, get finer, downscale, and get going on it right away...
Americans want to invest locally: here’s how.
by Michael Shuman
posted Jun 05, 2009