Here’s a selection of videos that explain about money in the modern economy and the Positive Money system for monetary reform.
In addition to this selection, you’ll find excellent video resources at the Positive Money UK website.
What’s wrong with the money multiplier? – Banking 101 (Part 2 of 6)
How is money really made by banks? – Banking 101 (Part 3 of 6)
How much money can banks create? – Banking 101 (Part 4 of 6)
Do banks create money or just credit? – Banking 101 (Part 5 of 6)
How money gets destroyed – Banking 101 (Part 6 of 6)
Steve Keen: Covid-19 and the debt time bomb
According to the OECD, New Zealand's heavy reliance on tourism will mean a bigger COVID19 economic shock than most other OECD countries. The government's response has been 1) quantitative easing (QE), with the Reserve Bank...
RECOMMENDED: Positive Money feature on TVNZ’s Seven Sharp
Zoom meeting: Why Quantitative Easing won’t work
This meeting was held May 17, 2020. Our Government is providing in excess of 30 billion dollars in quantitative easing to the financial markets. We will use the experience of other countries to show how it is a highly inefficient way of...
Video: What’s wrong with our banking system; and the Positive Money solution
This is an entry level introduction and will provide participants with a good overview of the mechanics of money creation by private banks and the problems this debt-based method money system poses in modern society. It will also cover the debt-free, accountable, and...
Video: Covid-19: How Will We Pay for It? | Positive Money NZ
Positive Money NZ national spokesman Don Richards and Auckland spokesperson Cliff Hall hosted a Zoom meeting with Positive Money members to discuss how New Zealand can pay for the Covid-19 response and recovery. Hint: it’s not debt and it’s not taxes. Recorded Sunday...
How to waste £445 billion? (The Failure of Quantitative Easing) — Positive Money UK
In the years following the financial crisis, the UK wasted £445bn on a failed scheme to stimulate the economy and end the recession. This was one of the biggest missed opportunities in history. Here’s how it happened and what would happen if the Bank of England had taken just a small fraction of the money they’d created, and put it into the real economy instead…
VIDEO: Positive Money’s Parliamentary Select Committee presentation (12:32)
Positive Money national spokesperson Don Richards and Auckland spokesperson Cliff Hall appear before the Finance & Expenditure Select Committee to speak in support of our petition., 4 March 2020.
NZ Video explainer: A Wealth of Illusion (11:52)
This short, powerful video explains how the financialisation of New Zealand’s economy, aided by banks' money creation and lending practices, have led to the poor economic and social consequences we now see. Featuring leading economics...
Dr Geoff Bertram: How do we pay for Covid-19?
A refreshing perspective on how we should manage our public finances. Includes information on the Reserve Bank’s government bond-buying (QE - Quantitative Easing) and argues in favour of direct monetary financing of Government spending....
RECOMMENDED: What is Money?
A short video from Positive Money UK that explains how money gets created and destroyed by the banks. (2:34)
RECOMMENDED: Dr Michael Kumhof discusses ‘The Chicago Plan Revisited’
Dr Michael Kumhof discusses his IMF working paper The Chicago Plan Revisited (36 min).
RECOMMENDED: Twelve year old Canadian Victoria Grant slams the banking system
Cliff Hall: What’s wrong with the banking system?
Positive Money NZ’s Cliff Hall explains what is wrong with our banking system, using humour and the metaphor of gardening. (9:01)
Economics is for everyone!
This animated video Economics is for Everyone encourages people to question what economists say. (11:20)