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Banking On A Altcoin For A Free Vermont

John Ford Banking On An Altcoin For A Free Vermont As Bill Black former investigator for the Savings Loan scandal in the ’80′s remarked in a recent interview on Ecuador and digital currencies, “If you don’t have your own currency … Continue reading

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Breaking The Money Matrix With Human Scale Economies

John Ford One of the more astute writers on the money issue, E.C. Riegel writing in Private Enterprise Money in 1944 stated that, “without reservation I assert that the whole fate of society hinges upon the one question of whether … Continue reading

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New Tribes On The Global Commons

John Ford Formal policy institutions for the most part operate in a heirarchical model to collate and disseminate information and human resources. Because institutions are made up of people, they have a inherent need to maintain the organizational structure far … Continue reading

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Colonial Finance Redux In The California Republic

John Ford Way to go California! The eighth largest economy in the world has done it again for the second time. With no way out of the 2009 budget crisis and a plummeting bond rating, Governor Schwarzenegger went begging hat … Continue reading

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High Noon At Fenway Park

John Ford Dr. Albert Bartlett, Professor Emeritus Physics, University of Colorado has said that “the greatest shortcoming of the human race is the inability to understand exponential function”. When Albert Einstein was supposedly asked what the greatest invention in the … Continue reading

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The Colonial Money Revolution

John Ford The history of banking and the money cartel in Europe and the U.S. over the past 400 years is an account of a number of slightly different versions of ‘fleecing the flock’ through their control of the money … Continue reading

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Vermont-The First Populist Republic

Adrian Kuzminski Few Americans are aware that Vermont, the fourteenth state admitted to the Union in 1791, was not a colony like the others; it was a pre-existing independent republic spontaneously created by its residents who rejected the authority of … Continue reading

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Vermont’s Pathway Toward Economic Independence

Part 2 of 2 Adrian Kuzminski The profound implications of Edward Kellogg’s money system, formulated by Kellogg in the mid-19th century, cannot be overstated. There would not only be no controlling central bank in the modern sense, there would be … Continue reading

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How Vermont Can Abolish Usury And Promote A Sustainable Economy

Part 1 of 2 Adrian Kuzminski During this time of financial and economic crisis, it is worth recalling that credible alternatives to our current financial system exist, if largely unrecognized, and deserve serious consideration. There is a vast, diverse, and … Continue reading

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Magna Carta On The Commons

John Ford The law locks up the man or woman Who steals the goose from off the common But lets the greater villain loose Who steals the common from the goose Magna Carta was not far from the minds of … Continue reading

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