Congressman Kucinich’s Historic Monetary Reform Bill HR 2990
September 21, 2011 – Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced an employment bill reforming our money system: The NEED Act proposes a historic money reform, containing all the monetary provisions of the American Monetary Act including ending “fractional reserve” banking.
- Linking Democracy, Healthcare and Monetary Reform
By Nick Egnatz
- Open Letter to President Trump
How to Unify America: Rebuild Our Infrastructure, Education and Health Care systems Without Debt; Reduce Taxes and Deficits – Without Reducing Services
- NEED Act creates over 50 million jobs: 1-pager
This can happen quickly! Good jobs in infrastructure, education, health care, R&D, etc.
- The N.E.E.D. Act gives an Immediate, Seamless and Non-Disruptive Overnight Transition from a Crisis-Prone
Bank Debt System to a Stable Government Money System.
This elegant and simple law will overnight convert our unjust crisis prone bank debt money system into a pure, reliable U.S. money system. Here is how that happens when its’ passed into law.
- 32 page Monetary Reform Manual
AMI’s Monetary Reform Brochure with explanations, historical background, the full text of the NEED Act; answers to the 20 most frequently asked questions; and how you can get involved. It also has our Intro to Monetary Reform. This brochure has the “intellectual power” to solve our nation’s greatest problems, from Jobs to Justice; from Energy to Environment; etc. Really! But it needs YOU, for the POLITICAL POWER! Please read it and help!
- Robert Poteat and Stephen Zarlenga’s piece on “The Nature of Money” for the Journal of Islamic Economics
- A Refutation of so called “Modern Money Theory” (MMT)
This brilliant paper from Prof. Joseph Huber to the 2013 AMI Conference, analyzes MMT and shows how MMT fails to seek real monetary reform. This landmark paper was sent by the Real World Economics Review to its 25,000+ subscribers! MMT thinks they can ignore it.
- Dr. Michael Kumhof’s “Banks are not intermediaries….”
This is Michael Kumhof’s first paper in his new position at the Bank of England in London, continuing his groundbreaking work on money and banking.
- “Money Creation in the Modern Economy” by: McLeay, Radia and Thomas, from The Bank Of England
Since its nationalization in 1946 after WWII, the Bank of England presents its first quarter 2014 bulletin, explaining exactly how banks create “money” out of thin air when they make loans.
- Hundred Year Old Federal Reserve System Problem
A Viable Solution to the Economic Crisis, by Robert Poteat of the AMI, takes on the crisis creating Federal Reserve Banking System and presents a viable alternative and solution to it in Kucinich’s N.E.E.D. Act (National Emergency Employment Defense Act).
- AMI’s Cooper Union Event: Fixing Our Broken Money System – Videos Now Available!
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Stephen Zarlenga’s Cooper Union radio interview for Occupy Wall Street
- AMI Evaluation of “Modern Monetary Theory”
The AMI evaluation of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) addresses the issues that arise over MMT’s misguided views on monetary facts, and its gross error in assuming that all money must be debt. That alone is all that’s necessary to wreck a monetary system and turn it into a wealth concentrating engine – into the “wrong” hands!
- Stephen Zarlenga’s Speech at the U.S. Treasury in 2003
Zarlenga’s address to the U.S. Treasury entitled “Solution to the State’s Fiscal Crises”.
- Stephen Zarlenga’s Speech at the Green Party Convention in 2007
For the first time, a major political party has a platform plank (2012) supporting real monetary reform, which includes the major provisions of the American Monetary Act. This momentous progress came as a direct result of director Stephen Zarlenga’s speech.
- Stephen Zarlenga’s Speech at the House of Lords in 2004
Zarlenga’s address to the UK’s House of Lords entitled “Monetary Justice Using Publicly Created Money to Fund Public Projects”.
- Professor Kaoru Yamaguchi’s Model of the NEED Act
Professor Yamaguchi (Berkeley, Doshisha Universities) shows that Kucinich’s NEED Act HR 2990: (1) Provides the funding for infrastructure repair (which solves the unemployment crisis) (2) Pays off the national debt as it comes due (3) Does this without inflation! Click here to watch a video of Professor Yamaguchi’s presentation to the 2010 AMI Conference. Wow!
- The meaning of the U.S. Constitution’s coinage clause
(Art. 1, Sect. 8, Par. 5) by Robert Natelson
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