image missingTrue Value Metrics (TVM)
Meaningful Metrics for a Smart Society
image missing Navigation ... HOME
HOME BR-BRIEFS PROBLEMS
POSSIBILITIES
SYSTEM
OVERVIEW
PROGRESS
PERFORMANCE
STATE
CAPITALS
FLOW
ACTIVITIES
FLOW
ACTORS
EFFECTIVE
MANAGEMENT
PETER
BURGESS
SiteNav SitNav (1) SitNav (2) SitNav (3) SitNav (4) SitNav (5) SitNav (6) SitNav (7) SitNav (8)
Date: 2020-08-14 Page is: DBtxt001.php L0700-SS-MONEY

STREAMS / STRANDS / STRINGS
MONEY
A way bigger problem than most people can imagine
TO BE MASSIVELY REWORKED
THE MONEY FLOW HAS CORRUPTION ... BUT THERE IS MORE TO IT THAN SIMPLY CORRUPTION

TO DO ... update images to be more relevant to the subject matter

MONEY
Money has become the essential lubricant of the modern socio-enviro-economic system ... but at the same time it has become a dangerous constraint on getting done what needs to be done.

Making Corruption Illegal ... getting money out of politics
The energy industry corrupts politics
Naturally, before we could end massive subsidies and impose a tax on carbon in the US, we'd have to get private money out of our politics. Our system of perfectly-legal corruption allows the fossil corporations (and their lawyers, consultants and subcontractors) to buy Congress. As a result, in 2016, 180 of the 535 members of Congress (34 percent) simply denied climate science. It pays to do so. On average, the 38 Senate deniers have each received $732,788 from fossil fuel interests while science-believing senators each got only $182,902. On average, each House denier has received $272,536 from the fossil corporations while science-believing members each got only $80,095.
Obviously, fixing corruption in our politics is an essential reform that must happen before global warming can be brought under control. But it's a reform that could appeal to all issue-oriented people. It is the one reform that makes all other reforms possible. You might think that a gigantic coalition of concerned residents and activists from all issue-groups would join together to make it happen. But so far you would be disappointed. Can we still make it happen? Yes, we can.
from an article in Truthout by PETER MONTAGUE
Peter Montague is a historian and journalist whose work has appeared in Counterpunch, Huffington Post, the Nation and many other publications. He has co-authored two books on toxic heavy metals.
The Future of Money ... what high tech disruption will do
'http://truevaluemetrics.org../DBpdfs/Money/Future-of-Money-Bonner-&-Partners-2020.pdf'
Open PDF ... Future-of-Money-Bonner-&-Partners-2020
Trasnscripts of presentation
Open PDF ... Future-of-Money-Bonner-&-Partners-2020



The text being discussed is available at

SITE COUNT<
Amazing and shiny stats
Blog Counters Reset to zero January 20, 2015
TrueValueMetrics (TVM) is an Open Source / Open Knowledge initiative. It has been funded by family and friends plus donations from well wishers who understand the importance of accountability and getting the management metrics right. TVM is a 'big idea' that has the potential to be a game changer leveling the playing field so the wealth and power is shared on a more reasonable basis between people who work for a living and those that own the economy and the levers of power. In order to be effective, it cannot be funded in the conventional way with a for profit business plan, but absolutely must remain an open access initiative.
WE WANT TO MAINTAIN AN OPEN KNOWLEDGE MODEL
A MODEST DONATION WILL HELP MAKE THAT HAPPEN


The information on this website may only be used for socio-enviro-economic performance analysis, personal information, education and limited low profit purposes
Copyright © 2005-2020 Peter Burgess. All rights reserved.