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There are ideas how to rescue Greece’s economy wrecked by the financial system.

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Greek students march outside the Parliament in Athens during an anti-fascism protest on September 25, 2013. Most of the country's mainstream parties called for a large turn-out in the early evening protests, which were sparked by the murder of an anti-fascist musician, allegedly at the hands of a self-confessed neo-Nazi last week. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS
Greek students march outside the Parliament in Athens during an anti-fascism protest on September 25, 2013. Most of the country’s mainstream parties called for a large turn-out in the early evening protests, which were sparked by the murder of an anti-fascist musician, allegedly at the hands of a self-confessed neo-Nazi last week. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS

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First Greece was “introduced” into the Euro-Economic zone from Goldman-Sachs consultants – then the (obviously) corrupt Government took all the money they could borrow and ran away.

Now Greece has voted Left and got a Left government – but this government seemed to be manipulated by (Banks?) to not act upon what was promised. (I assume they are not stupid and not that corrupt)

So things are kind of “stuck” in embedded into a”generally stuck” monetary-debt system be it the Dollar or the Euro.

So there are people with new ideas and new concepts like introducing a complementary (but still Euro-bound) new currency in Greece only for Greece by Greece.

But will anyone listen or follow suit?

Or will “privatization interests” and “PowerAddiction” of those who want to control the world by money – be stronger?

“Wirtschaftsaufschwung in den Krisenstaaten durch umlaufbeschleunigtes und abflussgebremstes Regiogeld von Christian Gelleri und Thomas Mayer, Februar 2012

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Die Bewältigung der Eurokrise ist möglich. Ein die regionale Wirtschaft und reduziert das Handelsdefizit.

– Der Staat hat durch die Ausgabe des Regios sehr effektiver Weg ist das Expressgeld:euro-drachme-griechenland

– Damit können die Euro-Krisenstaaten den Geldfluss in ihren Volkswirtschaften beschleunigen (Liquiditätsoptimierung), was zu Wirt-schaftswachstum, neuen Arbeitsplätzen, mehr Steuereinnahmen und mehr Unabhängigkeit vom Ausland führt.

– Die Parlamente und Regierungen von Griechenland, Portugal oder Irland können das selbst beschließen und ein staatliches Regiogeld ein-führen, im Folgenden ”Regio” genannt.

– Der Regio ist keine eigenständige unabhängige Währung, sondern ein ”Nebengeld” des Euro, ist an diesen gekoppelt und wird zusätzlich zu
diesem verwendet. Er ist durch hinterlegte Euro gedeckt und wird vom Staat zusammen mit der Notenbank in Umlauf gebracht.

Wenn man sich einmal vorstellt, dass eine Maß nahme, die den einzelnen Bürger im Durchschnitt etwa 50 (N)EURO im Jahr kostet, eine durchschnittliche Einnahme von 6.000 (N)EURO erzeugt, dann muss man sich fragen, warum das noch nicht längst umgesetzt ist.

Die Antwort ist einfach: Anders denken ist anstrengend.

Wenn wir so weiterdenken wie bisher, dann drucken wir pro Monat 60 Milliarden Euro und kaufen dafür Altschulden.

Dadurch steigen zwar die Börsenkurse ins Unermessliche, aber den Bürgern bringt das rein gar nichts, außer dass jeder einzelne von uns am Ende die Rechnung bekommt: 2.000 Euro sozusagen als erster Abschlag für die noch kommenden größeren Rechnungen.

Das haben wir bzw. unsere Banker und Politiker halt bestens gelernt:

Schulden mit noch mehr Schulden bezahlen.

Die Idee, das Geld in Griechenland einzusperren und unter Umlaufzwang zu setzen, würde voraussetzen, dass wir die Gelddruckmaschine für eine Weile anhalten und vielleicht sogar einen Teil der zu viel gedruckten Euro vernichten. Verrückt, oder?”

Quelle: Expressgeld statt Euroaustritt – von Christian Gelleri und Thomas Mayer http://www.unterguggenberger.org/getfile.php?id=3433

https://stevenblack.wordpress.com/2012/02/28/die-krisenlsung/

http://www.eurorettung.org/ <- ob sich das “GrandmasterCash” alias Wolfgang Scheuble mal anschaut? Oder gar der Draghi? (neeee der is doch von GoldmanSachs… ne der will bestimmt den 3ten Weltkrieg)

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Auch interessant:

Griechenland kämpft ums Überleben in der Euro-Zone, die meisten Krisenpolitiker wollen das Land jedoch im Währungsraum halten. Nun macht der Chefvolkswirt der Deutschen Bank einen ungewöhnlichen Vorschlag: Das Land soll einfach zwei Währungen parallel nutzen – den Euro und den Geuro.

http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/geuro-deutsche-bank-experte-fordert-parallelwaehrung-fuer-griechenland-a-834302.html

Die EU auf dem Weg zur Wirtschaftsregierung? – https://www.kuwi.europa-uni.de/de/studium/master/es/MES-Publikationen/MES-Perspektiven/MES-Persp_1_2011.pdf

IWF: “Zunehmende Neigung zur Scheinheiligkeit” – 16. August 2016 Florian Rötzer – https://www.heise.de/tp/features/IWF-Zunehmende-Neigung-zur-Scheinheiligkeit-3294741.html

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09692290.2016.1174953

In recent years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has re-emerged as a central actor in global economic governance. Its rhetoric and policies suggest that the organization has radically changed the ways in which it offers financial assistance to countries in economic trouble. We revisit two long-standing controversies: Has the policy content of IMF programmes evolved to allow for more policy space? Do these programmes now allow for the protection of labour and social policies? We collected relevant archival material on the IMF’s lending operations and identified all policy conditionality in IMF loan agreements between 1985 and 2014, extracting 55,465 individual conditions across 131 countries in total. We find little evidence of a fundamental transformation of IMF conditionality. The organization’s post-2008 programmes reincorporated many of the mandated reforms that the organization claims to no longer advocate and the number of conditions has been increasing. We also find that policies introduced to ameliorate the social consequences of IMF macroeconomic advice have been inadequately incorporated into programme design. Drawing on this evidence, we argue that multiple layers of rhetoric and ceremonial reforms have been designed to obscure the actual practice of adjustment programmes, revealing an escalating commitment to hypocrisy.

Additional author information

Alexander E. Kentikelenis

http://www.kentikelenis.net/

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Alexander Kentikelenis is a research fellow in politics at Oxford University, and a fellow in global social protection at Harvard University. He has published extensively on the effects of economic crises, austerity, and structural reforms on social protection policies.

E-mail:    alexander.kentikelenis@trinity.ox.ac.uk
Address:   Trinity College
Oxford OX1 3BH, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)759 3212 319
Twitter:   @kentikelenis

Thomas H. Stubbs http://www.tstubbs.net/

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Thomas Stubbs is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Waikato, and a research associate in political economy at the University of Cambridge. He has recently published on donor behavior in aid allocation and on the effects of structural adjustment on health systems.

Lawrence P. King http://www.lawrenceking.net/

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lk285@cam.ac.uk

Lawrence King is a professor of sociology and political economy at the University of Cambridge. He has published extensively on the transition from socialism to capitalism and the political economy of public health.

IMF conditionality and development policy space, 1985–2014 Alexander E. Kentikelenis, Thomas H. Stubbs & Lawrence P. KingPages 543-582 Published online: 24 May 2016 Download citation http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09692290.2016.1174953

“Manafort’s firm top five lobbying firms receiving money from human-rights abusing regimes”

Paul Manafort has been named campaign chairman and chief strategist for Donald Trump's election campaign. Manafort, a veteran strategist, will primarily focus on gearing up the campaign for the general election. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue.
Paul Manafort has been named campaign chairman and chief strategist for Donald Trump’s election campaign. Manafort, a veteran strategist, will primarily focus on gearing up the campaign for the general election. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue.

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#DeathEconomy

“He was an adviser to the presidential campaigns of Republicans Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bob Dole, and was the national chairman of the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, as well as being a senior partner in the firm Davis, Manafort, and Freedman.

Between 1977 and 1980 Manafort practiced law with the firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease in Washington, D.C.[2]

In 1976, Manafort was the delegate-hunt coordinator for eight states for the President Ford Committee; the overall Ford delegate operation was run by James A. Baker III.[8] Between 1978 and 1980, Manafort was the southern coordinator for Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaign, and the deputy political director at the Republican National Committee. After Reagan’s election in November 1980, he was appointed Associate Director of the Presidential Personnel Office at the White House. In 1981 he was nominated to the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.[2]

Association with Jonas Savimbi

In 1985, Manafort’s firm, BMSK, signed a $600,000 contract with Jonas Savimbi, the leader of the Angolan rebel group UNITA, to refurbish Savimbi’s image in Washington and secure financial support on the basis of his anti-communism. BMSK arranged for Savimbi to attend events at the American Enterprise Institute (where Jeane Kirkpatrick gave him a laudatory introduction), the Heritage Foundation, and Freedom House; in the wake of the campaign Congress approved hundreds of millions of dollars in covert American aid to Savimbi’s group.[19] Allegedly, Manafort’s continuing lobbying efforts helped preserve the flow of money to Savimbi several years after the Soviet Union ceased its involvement in the Angolan conflict, forestalling peace talks.[19]

Lobbying for other foreign leaders

Manafort’s firm, BMSK, accepted $950,000 yearly to lobby for Ferdinand Marcos.[20][21] He was also involved in lobbying for Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaïre,[22] securing a 1 million dollar annual contract in 1989,[23] and attempted to recruit Siad Barre of Somalia as a client.[24] His firm also lobbied on behalf of the governments of the Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya (earning between $660,000 and $750,000 each year between 1991 and 1993), and Nigeria ($1 million in 1991). These activities led Manafort’s firm to be listed amongst the top five lobbying firms receiving money from human-rights abusing regimes in the Center for Public Integrity report “The Torturer’s Lobby”.[25]

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development scandal

In the late 1980s, Manafort was criticized for using his connections at HUD to ensure funding for a $43 million rehabilitation of dilapidated housing in Seabrook, N.J.[29]

Manafort’s firm received a $326,000 fee for its work in getting HUD approval of the grant largely through personal influence with Deborah Gore Dean, an executive assistant to former HUD Secretary Samuel R. Pierce, Jr.[30]

Manafort also worked as an adviser on the Ukrainian presidential campaign of (Pro-Russian) Viktor Yanukovych.

“The New York Times reported that the Ukrainian government is investigating whether the previous regime headed by Manafort’s now-deposed client, Viktor Yanukovych, paid the advisor over $12 million in cash stolen from taxpayers.”

http://fortune.com/2016/08/15/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-paul-manafort/

Manafort rebuffed U.S. Ambassador William Taylor when the latter complained he was undermining U.S. interests in Ukraine.[19]

In 2007 and 2008 Manafort was involved in investment projects with Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska (the acquisition of a Ukrainian telecoms company) and Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash (redevelopment of the site of the former Drake Hotel in New York City).[36]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Manafort

 

regioslogo-geld-fur-die-regionMoral Money: A Case Study at the Chiemgauer Regional money

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This paper investigates a special form of a community currency, the German Regiogeld System, which is a private monetary system with a regional validity and a non-profit-agenda. The focus of the sociological study is on how this special money effects actions of consumers. After some general information to the Regiogeld system, it therefore describes 2-chiemgauer-mit-markenwhy people use this limited and costly form of money at all, how exactly they use it and for what special patterns of usage they adopt the regional money as their own. As a result it can be demonstrated that money is evaluated concerning its functionality and its symbolism. Since Regiogeld attempts to be an efficient monetary system and a moral symbol at once, it develops a structural problem which restricts the Regiogeld’ expansion.

Regionalwaehrung "Chiemgauer":Gast bezahlt seine Rechnung im Wirtshaus mit "Chiemgauer", Wirtin im Dirndl,Hofbraeuhaus Braeustueberl, Traunstein, Bayern,27.02.2007
Regionalwaehrung “Chiemgauer”:Gast bezahlt seine Rechnung im Wirtshaus mit “Chiemgauer”, Wirtin im Dirndl,Hofbraeuhaus Braeustueberl, Traunstein, Bayern,27.02.2007

Christian Thiel

To cite this article: Thiel, C. (2012) ‘Moral Money – The action guiding Impact of Complementary Currencies: A Case Study at the Chiemgauer Regional money’ International Journal of Community Currency Research 16 (D) 91-96  <www.ijccr.net> ISSN  1325-9547 http://dx.doi.org/10.15133/j.ijccr.2012.015

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Official Website: http://www.chiemgauer.info/

Konzept des RegionalGeldes

“The Idea is simple. People trade Money or Services into a regional currency and can only spend it regionally.

This strengthens smal and medium sized local businesses because it is not possible to buy products from overseas”.

“Die Idee ist simpel. Menschen tauschen Geld oder Leistungen in eine Regionalwährung und können diese nur in der Region ausgeben.

Ebenso müssen Unternehmen die Regio-Einnahmen in der Heimat investieren. Damit sollen regionale Wirtschaftskreisläufe gestärkt werden. Zudem verliert Regiogeld an Wert. Diese sogenannte Umlaufsicherung soll gewährleisten, dass Geld nicht gehortet, sondern ausgegeben wird. ”

src: http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/service/regiogeld-ein-waehrungsmodell-ist-gescheitert-a-844830.html

The Mainstream Media HATES THE ALTERNATIVES: That is why the title of the “SPIEGEL” Article read: “Regiogeld – a failed currency system”