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Can banks individually create money out of nothing?

This paper presents the first empirical evidence in the history of banking on the question of whether banks can create money out of nothing.

Princes of Yen

“Princes of the Yen: Central Banks and the Transformation of the Economy” 『円の支配者』reveals how Japanese society was transformed to suit the agenda and desire of powerful interest groups, and how citizens were kept entirely in the dark about this.

my personal debt crisis

Ed Andrews, economics commentator for the New York Times, charts his own personal financial crisis.