Under Hitler, the strategy for recovery was largely the work of his economics minister, Hjalmar Schacht. The NSDAP leadership looked upon the charging of interest on loans as immoral and by forcing banks to abolish the practice of usury millions were freed from slavery of debt.
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John Nightingale sends a review of “Dethroning Mammon: Making Money Serve Grace”
This Lent Book written by the Archbishop of Canterbury is timely and relevant. I recommend it as for individuals and it would be excellent if people could share their reactions to it in groups. 350 more words
This article from The Times Literary Supplement is about pragmatic solutions to inequality and economic despair in capitalist societies, primarily Great Britain and the United Sates. 167 more words
Why did Przeworski believe that radical economic reform from a centrally planned to a capitalist market economy was incompatible with democratisation and why did they appear to be proved wrong? Use Poland as an example.
The end of communism in Eastern Europe in 1989 came with an overhaul of the economic and political order. Centrally planned economies, defined by the government of a given state dictating how resources are allocated, developed rapidly into capitalist markets and authoritarianism gave way to democratic order. 3,479 more words
Transcript and video of UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s World Economic Forum speech in Davos, Switzerland, January 19, 2017 on Brexit, Internationalism, Economic Reform and Social Reform… 3,123 more words
A new year message from Joseph Huber:
“I am happy to inform you about the publication of my new book, ‘Sovereign Money: Beyond Reserve Banking’. It provides a systemic and historical analysis of money and banking and an up-to-date discussion of the approaches to sovereign money reform”. 452 more words