As European central banks employ negative interest rates (you pay the bank to keep your money) as well as all-digital currencies that give bankers virtually complete control over your access to it, this question is not silly. What are the bankers really up to? Ellen Brown speaks with co-host Walt McRee about these developments and talks with evolutionary economist and world-renowned futurist Hazel Henderson about how far afield economics has gone from its practical obligations to serve public interest. Then, Matt Stannard discusses banker logic and negative interest, and common logic about the need for a basic income for everyone.
One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.