Democratizing Money: On Mary Mellor’s “Debt or Democracy”: Quantitative Easing for People and Investment in the Common Good

By David Bollier, 31 Mar 2016 Although it is widely assumed that governments are the source of all new money – through “printing it” – the so-called private sector is the source of most new money put into circulation.  In one of the most successful enclosures of the commons in our time, commercial finance institutions have captured the power to create …